Condromalacia patelar

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Condromalacia patelar

En la condromalacia patelar se produce una sensación de chirrido o roce al extender la rodilla. Se piensa que la causa está relacionada con el uso excesivo, traumatismo y/ o fuerzas anormales sobre la rodilla como el alineamiento ligeramente anormal de la rótula y el fémur. Entre los síntomas se encuentran sensibilidad de la rodilla, dolor en la rodilla después de estar sentado por tiempo prolongado, dolor en la rodilla que empeora al subir o bajar escaleras o levantarse de una silla y sensación de roce en la rodilla.

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  • Last Reviewed on 06/29/2012
  • Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington; and C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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