femoral condyle

femoral condyle

one of a pair of large flared prominences on the distal end of the femur. Identified as lateral and medial femoral condyles, they are covered with a thick layer of hyaline cartilage and articulate with the patella and the tibia at the knee joint.
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There can also be hypoplasia of the lateral femoral condyle resulting in a genu valgus deformity.
The purpose of the clinical study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the PIR System in the treatment of articular cartilage defects (Outerbridge Grade III or IV) of the medial femoral condyle compared to control treatment.
These are: a) intraarticular narrowing, b) flattening in the femoral condyle, c) eminentia in the femoral condyle [1].
There was a small imprint on anterior aspect of the lesion corresponding to the area where the lesion was impinging on the femoral condyle in full extension.
NEOBONE[R] has already been used clinically in the field of orthopedic surgery, including for osteonecrosis of the femoral condyle, juxta-articular intraosseous lesions of rheumatoid arthritis, and benign bone tumor, and good clinical results have been reported [9-11].
Sweden-based Episurf Medical AB has secured CE mark approval for its Episealer Femoral Condyle, a personalized implant that helps treat knee cartilage damage.
Examinations revealed multiple soft-tissue lesions, including an avulsion of the lateral femoral condyle, ruptures of the joint capsule as well as of the biceps femoris, gastrocnemic and plantaris muscles.
In stage 2, flattening of the weight-bearing surface of the femoral condyle is noted.
The sulcus terminalis on the lateral femoral condyle and the posterolateral tibial plateau-also the location of the "kissing contusions" associated with ACL tears-are the most common locations for these cartilage lesions.
Tenderness is usually palpable over the femoral condyle (58%), joint line (25%) and tibia (17%).