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I just had arthroscopic knee surgery my surgeon removed 15 to 20 loose bodies from my knee measuring 3 to 5 mms is this big. What us the trochlea?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
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In brief: Kneecap groove

The trochlea is the groove at the end of the femur. The kneecap/patella sits in this groove.
We call this the patellofemoral joint. 15-20 is a very large number of loose bodies. 3-5 mm loose bodies would be considered small to medium in size.

In brief: Kneecap groove

The trochlea is the groove at the end of the femur. The kneecap/patella sits in this groove.
We call this the patellofemoral joint. 15-20 is a very large number of loose bodies. 3-5 mm loose bodies would be considered small to medium in size.
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