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Background: Patellofemoral Malalignment Versus Tissue Homeostasis

Myths and Truths About Patellofemoral Disease
  • Vicente Sanchis-Alfonso
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Abstract

Anterior knee pain* is the most common knee complaint seen in adolescents and young adults, in both the athletic and nonathletic population, although in the former, its incidence is higher. The rate is around 9% in young active adults.

Keywords

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Anterior Knee Pain Patellar Dislocation Patellofemoral Joint Patellar Instability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Patellofemoral Study Group International ACL Study Group Hospital 9 de Octubre, Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, School of MedicineCatholic University of ValenciaValenciaSpain

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