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Chondromalacia Patella

Chondromalacia patellae is damage to the cartilage at the back of the kneecap (patella).It is associated with lax joints ,over use sports and patellar alignment problems.It is more common in young (women)population.
Pain underneath or around the edges of the patella

A grinding sensation may be felt when extending the leg.

Pain aggravated with squatting, kneeling, going up or down stairs
Your symptoms plus a doctor's examination of the knee

Special knee x-rays - may help to rule out cartilage changes.

MRI scan/CT scan

Arthroscopy of the knee to see exactly what the cartilage looks like.
Avoid aggravating factors



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