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Ankle arthroscopy

Ankle arthroscopy

Ankle arthroscopy: Ankle arthroscopy is a surgical procedure whereby an instrument with a small diameter (arthroscope) is inserted into the ankle joint through a small incision in the skin. By attaching a small camera to the arthroscope and inserting other tools, the physician can see the joint, make a diagnosis, and in many cases repair the problem.

Ankle arthroscopy: Other Names

Other names for Ankle arthroscopy include:

Symptoms Associated with Ankle arthroscopy

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Ankle arthroscopy:

  • Persistent ankle pain
  • Swollen ankle
  • Reddened skin over ankle
  • Reduced range of ankle movement

Diseases Associated with Ankle arthroscopy

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Ankle arthroscopy:

  • Torn meniscus (cartilage)
  • Inflamed synovial fluid (synovitis)
  • Torn or damaged ligaments
  • Torn or damaged tendons
  • Loose bones or cartilage
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis

Basic Information: Ankle arthroscopy

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Ankle arthroscopy' may be involved.

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