chondromalacia


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chondromalacia

 [kon″dro-mah-la´shah]
abnormal softening of cartilage.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

chon·dro·ma·la·ci·a

(kon'drō-mă-lā'shē-ă),
Softening of any cartilage.
[chondro- + G. malakia, softness]
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chondromalacia

(kŏn′drō-mə-lā′shə)
n.
Abnormal softening or degeneration of cartilage of the joints, especially of the knee.
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chondromalacia

Progressive erosion of cartilage
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chon·dro·ma·la·ci·a

(kon'drō-mă-lā'shē-ă)
Softening of any cartilage. Compare: patellofemoral syndrome
[chondro- + G. malakia, softness]
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The Student's t-test was also used to compare the same patellar maltracking parameters between the group with chondromalacia patellae and without chondromalacia patellae.
Jian-Guo, "Progress of research on chondromalacia patellae," Orthopedic Journal of China, vol.
Nilsson, "Radiologic evaluation of chondromalacia patellae," Acta Radiologica, vol.
Treatment of chondromalacia patellae by lateral retinaclar release of the patella.
One study showed that DPT improved self-reported pain and function scores in patients with chronic knee pain secondary to chondromalacia patella.
But none of that may be necessary if all that arthroscopy revealed was grade one or two chondromalacia, which is a softening of the cartilage.
"On October 11, he (Wahab) underwent an MRI investigation; he has significant osteochondral defects in the lateral tibial condyle (bone damage), advanced chondromalacia patella (damage to the cartilage under the knee cap) and suspicion of a tear to the anterior horn of the lateral meniscus (outer knee cartilage).
By increasing the heel height, lumbar curve increased and pelvic tilt decrease [20], In another study, excessive foot pronation has been known as the factor to develop deviation in pelvis and chondromalacia [21], Barwich et al.
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