Chondrolysis after partial lateral meniscectomy in athletes

  title={Chondrolysis after partial lateral meniscectomy in athletes},
  author={Pier Paolo Mariani and Raffaele Garofalo and Fabrizio Margheritini},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
Rapid chondrolysis after partial arthroscopic lateral meniscectomy has been seldom reported in literature. Considering the relatively high number of partial lateral meniscectomy performed, we cannot understand why this complication is so rare. The purpose of this paper is to report a series of athletes developing a chondrolysis associated with posterolateral corner laxity after a partial lateral meniscectomy and attempt to hypothesize the pathogenesis of this devastating complication. Five male… CONTINUE READING
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