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What is arthrofibrosis of the knee joint? Does it mean tearing?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Scar tissue.

Arthrofibrosis means that scar tissue has formed in the joint, thus limiting range of motion and causes discomfort.

In brief: Scar tissue.

Arthrofibrosis means that scar tissue has formed in the joint, thus limiting range of motion and causes discomfort.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Scar tissue

Arthrofibrosis means scar tissue build up within a joint.
It can occur after surgery or other trauma to a joint. It does not mean tearing.

In brief: Scar tissue

Arthrofibrosis means scar tissue build up within a joint.
It can occur after surgery or other trauma to a joint. It does not mean tearing.
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Scarring

Arthrofibrosis refers to extensive scarring within and surrounding a joint, impairing the mobility of the joint.
This can happen after injury, or from severe osteoarthritis.

In brief: Scarring

Arthrofibrosis refers to extensive scarring within and surrounding a joint, impairing the mobility of the joint.
This can happen after injury, or from severe osteoarthritis.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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