What Is Patellofemoral Crepitus?


Patellofemoral crepitus is a painful grating sensation that may be experienced on the palpation of the knee joint when extending the leg against gravity. It is also known as patellofemoral syndrome or patellofemoral pain syndrome.
Q&A Related to "What Is Patellofemoral Crepitus"
Crepitus is a medical term that describes grating, crackling or popping sounds and sensations under the skin, joins and around the lungs.
Location Patellofemoral pain may occur behind or around the kneecap, and it may appear in either or both legs, according to American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Features
Crepitus is a clinical symptom in medicine that is characterized by a peculiar crackling, crinkly, or grating feeling or sound under the skin, around the lungs, or in the joints.
A crepitus is a noise produced by a sudden discharge of wind from the bowels.
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