Chondromalacia patellae

What is Chondromalacia patellae?

Chondromalacia patellae is inflammation of the underside of the patella and softening of the cartilage.

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My age is 57,I am suffering from left knee Chondromalacia Patella stage 4.since last 6 months. I heared that there is a new advanced...

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In a case of chondromalacia patella, the supportive treatment is given as long as possible. The severity of the...

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50 yr old female diagnosed at 15 with Chrondromalacia Patellae in both knees, not athletic - no running, jumping stooping. can t kneel or squat...

doctor1 MD

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You need to repeat the tests as from your description, a nerve damage is likely. Corrective surgery might help n...

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Hi, I went to the doc about 2 years ago with knee pain and was told it was chondromalacia patellae. I m 24 and female, apparently it s common....

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Chondromalacia is due to changes of the deepest layers of cartilage, causing blistering of the surface cartilage....

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