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The patella, also known as the knee cap or kneepan, is a thick, circular-triangular bone which articulates with the femur and covers and protects the knee joint. It is the largest sesamoid bone in the human body. It is...
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Discusses chondromalacia including diagnosis and treatment of anterior knee pain, maltracking patella syndromes, cartilage damage, arthritis, and Hyalgan injections.
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patella n. , pl. -tellae . A flat triangular bone located at the front of the knee joint. ... The vastus intermedialis muscle is attached to the base of patella. ...
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More about Nail-Patella Syndrome: Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Resources Nail-Patella Syndrome Definition Nail-patella syndrome,
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Patella injuries are a common orthopedic injury and cause of pain. ... Chondromalacia Patellae - Runner's Knee - Printer Friendly. Chondromalacia of the Knee ...
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Most patella fractures heal well and patients tend to return to their previous level of ... A patella fracture most often occurs from a fall onto the kneecap. ...
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Patella pain may be associated with other symptoms, such as instability or ... Here are two X-rays that illustrate the best views of the patella. ...
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Dr. Jeffrey Halbrecht specializes in treating knee pain, namely patellofemoral problems stemming from patella misalignment, patella dislocation, and chondromalacia ...
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The patella is located inside the quadriceps tendon. The patella acts as a fulcrum to increase the ... Usually, the patella moves laterally (to the outside) ...
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A Patient's Guide to Chondromalacia Patella. Compliments of: ... The underside of the patella is covered with. articular cartilage, the smooth, slippery ...
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Grade I - the patella can be manually luxated but is reduced (returns to the ... The patella remains luxated until it is manually reduced or when the animal ...
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The patella is 2 to 3 inches wide and 3 to 4 inches long. ... Patella – The bone that sits over the other bones at the front of the knee joint ...
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Patella information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other ... Patella: a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that ...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... The patella is a sesamoid bone, a little bone (sesamoid = like a sesame seed) ...
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Luxated patella is a common knee problem and cause of lameness in dogs. ... A luxating patella may affect some animals much more severely. ...
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What causes a dislocated patella? ... a dislocated patella most often ... A dislocated patella may reduce spontaneously; meaning the kneecap goes back to ...
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Dislocating Kneecap in Dogs - Luxating Patella ... The patella (commonly known as the kneecap) normally rides in a groove at the ...
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Information about patella in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. patella ... common limpet, Patella vulgata - marine limpet. How to thank ...
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Read about chondromalacia patella (patellofemoral syndrome) treatment, diagnosis, ... What is the prognosis (outlook) with chondromalacia patella? ...
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... Client Information Series explaining the diagnosis and treatment of patella luxation in pets ... The purpose of the patella is to help stabilize the ...
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