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Knee arthroscopy

Knee arthroscopy

Knee arthroscopy: Knee arthroscopy is a surgical procedure whereby an instrument with a small diameter (arthroscope) is inserted into the knee 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.

Knee arthroscopy: Other Names

Other names for Knee arthroscopy include:

Symptoms Associated with Knee arthroscopy

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

Diseases Associated with Knee arthroscopy

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

  • Torn meniscus (cartilage)
  • Torn anterior cruciate ligament
  • Torn posterior cruciate ligament
  • Unstable kneecap
  • Fractured kneecap
  • Inflamed synovial fluid (synovitis)
  • Loose bones or cartilage
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis

Basic Information: Knee arthroscopy

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

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