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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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Tips for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee

This sheet has been written for people with osteoarthritis of the hip and/or knee. There are many treatments that may be helpful if you have osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and/or knee. Here are some things you could try

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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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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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Baker's cyst

Baker's cysts of the knee don't always require active treatment and sometimes will only require observation by the treating doctor.

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Patellofemoral pain syndrome (kneecap pain) - myDr.com.au

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is one of the most common disorders of the knee. Find out about the symptoms, causes and treatment.

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