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crepitation

[‚krep·ə′tā·shən]
(medicine)
A noise produced by the rubbing of fractured ends of bones, by cracking joints, and by pressure upon tissues containing abnormal amounts of air, as in cellular emphysema.
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The participants had a clinical history of spontaneous knee pain along with morning stiffness not longer than 30 minutes duration, knee examination showing crepitus on movements and tenderness of bony margins, and plain x-rays showing Kellgren-Lawrence radiological grade of 1-4.
The prevalence of TMJ disorders in the subjects was as follows: crepitus (31%), pain in masticatory muscles (10%), pain at food mastication (24%) and pain at mouth opening (14%) (Table 3).
In the next morning, the crepitus was also palpated and extended to her upper extremities, neck, and face.
In other clinical situations, joint noises such as clicking, popping, snapping, or soft/hard-tissue crepitus are often perceived as normal by the general population and even by general dentists or physicians [2].
On physical exam, the patient had mild tenderness to palpation at the penoscrotal junction with induration, no crepitus was palpated, and there were no skin changes.
A physical examination revealed painless swelling of the face, neck, and chest area with marked crepitus on palpation consistent with cervicofacial subcutaneous emphysema.
Clinical examination revealed edema, tenderness, and diffuse crepitus along the penile shaft.
Crepitus could be felt diffusely on her right and left flanks and the periumbilical and epigastric regions upon palpation.
It's called crepitus, and it may mean that your knees are more vulnerable to arthritis.
Researchers explain that as the cartilage gets damaged, the knee joint may move freely and crackle and crunch while moving which is also known as Knee Crepitus.
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[10] Other variable clinical presentations are oedema of affected parts extending beyond the areas of erythema of affected part, skin eruptions and vesicles, and crepitus beneath the skin on palpation.