Is patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis an under-recognised outcome of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction? A narrative literature review.

@article{Culvenor2013IsPJ,
  title={Is patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis an under-recognised outcome of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction? A narrative literature review.},
  author={Adam G. Culvenor and Jill L. Cook and Natalie J Collins and Kay M. Crossley},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={66-70}
}
Patellofemoral joint (PFJ) osteoarthritis (OA) is a prevalent disease capable of being a potent source of knee symptoms. Although anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and reconstruction (ACLR) are well-established risk factors for the development of tibiofemoral joint OA, PFJ OA after ACL reconstruction has gone largely unrecognised. This is despite the high prevalence of anterior knee pain after ACLR, which can reduce the capacity for physical activity and quality of life. The… CONTINUE READING
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