chondromalacia


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chondromalacia

[¦kän·drō·mə′lā·shə]
(medicine)
Softening of a cartilage.
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Excessive Pronation: A major Biomechanical Determinant in the Development of Chondromalacia and Pelvic Lists.
Other problems causing knee dysfunction and pain include bursitis, tendonitis, sports injuries, and chondromalacia patellae.
Early cartilage injury and chondromalacia may or may not be visible on visual inspection during arthroscopy but can be detected through probing during arthroscopy and can be seen as increased signal intensity on T2-weighted images.
She was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, degenerative disc disease, fibromyalgia, flat feet, Crohn's disease, chondromalacia, spinal stenosis, celiac disease and other problems.
Of those four, three were empirical; 'A Two Year Study of Type I "Clicky" Hips', by Dene Hancock; A clinical study of Chondromalacia Patellae by Richard Hopkins, and a 'Post-Basic Education Questionnaire Survey' commissioned by the Education Committee of the Society.
Among them are hypertension, alkaptonuria, systemic chondromalacia, relapsing polychondritis, and familial cold hypersensitivity.
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is also known as runner's knee, chondromalacia patella, and patellofemoral arthralgia.
Drew unavailable at least for the day with chondromalacia in his left knee, the Dodgers and their patchwork lineup appeared doomed yet again against Padres right-hander Brian Lawrence, whose first seven innings defied his 4-6 record and 4.
Wearing ill-fitting or unsupportive trainers can lead to various conditions including shin splints or chondromalacia patella - runner's knee.
Various classification schemes have been devised for grading cartilage damage or chondromalacia based on their appearance at arthroscopy or open surgery.
His knee, however - which suffers from chondromalacia, a softening of the cartilage in the kneecap - isn't doing so well.