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Knee Sprain: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment

Knee Sprain: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment

Sudden stretching or tearing of the supporting ligaments within the knee joint is referred to as a Knee Sprain. It is a common type of injury that affects people irrespective of age or gender. The knee joint is supported and protected by four ligaments. The center of...
Distal Femur (Thighbone) Fractures Of The Knee

Distal Femur (Thighbone) Fractures Of The Knee

Distal femur is the lower end of the thigh bone which lies just above the knee joint and resembles an inverted funnel. The end of the bone is lined by a thick slippery substance called cartilage which allows it to slide across other bones that constitute the joint. It...
Congenital Dislocation Of The Knee

Congenital Dislocation Of The Knee

Congenital Knee Dislocation (CDK) is a rare disorder that is present at the time of birth. It is a physical deformity that affects the alignment of the knee joint and may exist in isolation or could be a consequence of some musculoskeletal abnormality. It is...
Discoid Meniscus: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Discoid Meniscus: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Meniscus is a wedge-shaped piece of cartilage present between the knee bones. It enables the knee to bend or straighten, provides a cushioning effect within the joint and protects the articular cartilage that lines the bones. There are two menisci in each knee –...
Femoral Fracture

Femoral Fracture

The femur or thigh bone is the longest bone in the human body which begins near the hip and extends straight to the knee. A break/crack or displacement along the straight part of the femur (known as femoral shaft) is termed as Femoral Fracture. The injury can be...