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Disease Chondromalacia Patellae

Name Chondromalacia Patellae
Synonym Patella, Chondromalacia Of
Definition A degeneration of the ARTICULAR CARTILAGE of the PATELLA, caused by a decrease in sulfated MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES in the ground substance. When accompanied by pain, it is sometimes considered part of or confused with PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN SYNDROME.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D046789
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cartilage Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Chondromalacia Patellae
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cartilage Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Chondromalacia Patellae

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