What Is Patellofemoral Crepitus?

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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.
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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.
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Patellofemoral pain syndrome is pain behind the kneecap. It has many given names, including
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That is what it is - a cracking noise. Caused by two rough surfaces rubbing against each other.
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Crepitus is the grinding sensation that can be felt if you place your hand over the knee and flex and extend it.
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