What Is Myxoid Degeneration and Where Is It Found?

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Myxoid degeneration is a degenerative process in which the connective tissues are replaced by a gelatinous or mucoid substance. It is a rarer type of degeneration. It can occur in the knee, primarily the meniscus, and other muscles and tendons.
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Myxoid degeneration means connective tissue is being replaced by a gelatinous substance referred to as mucoid or mushy substance. It can be from a genetic disorder referred to as
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it is a degenerative condition where connective tissues (ie tendons) are replaced with a gelatinous substance, or essentially go 'mushy' so, it could be found anywhere connective
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