Patellofemoral joint degeneration: A review of current management

Yogeesh Kamat, Ashish Prabhakar, Vishvas Shetty, Arjun Naik

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Abstract

The patellofemoral component of the knee joint is affected by a wide range of degenerative causes without involving the other parts of the knee. It is often the presenting pathology in early knee osteoarthritis and missed due to a variable presentation. Accurate examination and focused investigation can help with early diagnosis and guide treatment. Various aspects to treatment need to be addressed after thorough evaluation. Guidelines to approach the multifactorial pathology of the patello-femoral joint are provided with focus on the degenerative component of disease.

Original languageEnglish
Article number101690
JournalJournal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma
Volume24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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