Epidemiology of knee joint injuries

  • K. Franke
Conference paper

Abstract

Sequelae of single impact and recurrent microtrauma may not be separated either in all cases of knee joint lesion, mainly concerning those of menisci and hyaline cartilage. The missed early treatment of cartilage and ligamentous lesion leads to a degenerative damage of the joint.

Keywords

Chondromalacia 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Franke
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. SurgeryMunicipal Hospital Berlin-PankowBerlinGerman Dem. Rep.

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