Patellofemoral syndrome

What is Patellofemoral syndrome?

Anterior knee pain due to a structural or functional disturbance in the relation between the patella and distal femur.

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Hi, I was diagnosed with Chondromalacia patella or patellofemoral syndrome about five years ago. Now I haven t had any injuries since but I don t...

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Hello.
Thanks for posting your query.

In chondromalacia, there is softening or wearing down of the articular cartilage on the back of the patella...

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Hi, Im having some pain around my knee , though not directly on the knee. I consulted with a doctor and after looking at my xray , he said im may...

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Hi Vsurya
Thx for Using Health Care Magic

The cause of pain and dysfunction often results from either abnormal forces or prolonged repetitive...

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My MRI shows I have high-grade areas chondromalacia patellofermoral joints, extensive bone marrow edema in the medial femoral condyle, underlying...

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Dear Shoneyw

First of all, I'm sorry that your recent MRI showed such extensive changes in your knee.

Chondromalacia and bone-marrow edema are...

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Hi, I was diagnosed with Chondromalacia patella or patellofemoral syndrome about five years ago. Now I haven t had any injuries since but I don t...

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Hi, Im having some pain around my knee , though not directly on the knee. I consulted with a doctor and after looking at my xray , he said im may...

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