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Knee diseases

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Knee replacement surgery - Better Health Channel

Knee replacement surgery removes a diseased knee joint and replaces it with an artificial joint.

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Osgood-Schlatter disease - myDr.com.au

Osgood-Schlatter disease causes knee pain in teenagers. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis | myVMC

Pigmented villonodular synovitis refers to the swelling of joints, most commonly knee and hip, that results in fluid production and may damage the bones.

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Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (Chondrocalcinosis, Pseudogout) | myVMC

Pseudogout is a type of crystal arthropathy, like gout

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Bow legs and knock knees in children

Very young children often have knees and legs that look a bit awkward. Find out whether your child has bow legs or knock knees and when to see your doctor.

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Knees | Arthritis Australia

How does arthritis affect the knees? The knee is commonly affected by arthritis, particularly osteoarthritis (OA). You may notice pain and stiffness in your knee, particularly when you first get out of bed in the morning, after sitting for a long period, climbing stairs, walking, kneeling or even when you're just

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Knee ligaments - myDr.com.au

This diagram of the knee shows the main knee ligaments - the cruciate ligaments and the collateral ligaments - and how they may be injured.

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Sarcoma real lives | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Real life stories of people living with sarcoma. How they were diagnosed, how they live with disease, and how research has an impact.

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Neglected cancers real lives | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Real life stories of people living with rare or uncommon cancers. How they were diagnosed, how they live with disease, and how research has an impact.

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Osteoarthritis (joint pain) information video | myVMC

Osteoarthritis is a common cause of knee pain and joint pain, and the leading cause of joint replacement therapy (e.g. knee or hip replacement).

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