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Offline elena317

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Need help understanding diagnosis, please.
« on: October 22, 2009, 02:00:51 AM »
Hello.  I have just been told that my MRI results show "chondromalacia patella with subchondral marrow edema in adjacent patella" and that I need surgery.  I am meeting with the surgeon tomorrow.  Can anyone help me understand what this means?  How is it normally treated?  What is usually the prognosis?  I would greatly appreciate anyone sharing anything they know about this.

I have been searching the internet, which is how I found this site.  Please let me know if you know of any other helpful websites.

Thank you.