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"
It is basically a long name for the back of your kneecap hurts. Many people have heard of this even if they don't realize it. It goes by many different names. A few are chondromalacia
Crepitus is a medical term to describe the grating, crackling or popping sounds and sensations experienced under the skin and joints.
n The crackling sound noted during auscultation; also the sensation noted during palpation when the fragments of a fractured bone are rubbed together.
One of the knee joints. The knee has three parts. The thigh bone (femur)
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