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Chondromalacia Patellae

A degeneration of the ARTICULAR CARTILAGE of the PATELLA, caused by a decrease in sulfated MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES in the ground substance. When accompanied by pain, it is sometimes considered part of or confused with PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN SYNDROME.
Networked: 28 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 4 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Osteoarthritis
2. Obesity
3. Pain (Aches)
4. Osteochondritis Dissecans
5. Necrosis

Experts

1. Donnellan, John: 1 article (08/2013)
2. Torreggiani, William C: 1 article (08/2013)
3. Ryan, Davinia: 1 article (08/2013)
4. Kok, Hong Kuan: 1 article (08/2013)
5. Jack, C M: 1 article (08/2012)
6. Heatley, F W: 1 article (08/2012)
7. Khan, H O: 1 article (08/2012)
8. Butler-Manuel, P A: 1 article (08/2012)
9. Rajaratnam, S S: 1 article (08/2012)
10. Keast-Butler, O: 1 article (08/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Chondromalacia Patellae:
1. Cytidine Monophosphate (CMP)IBA
2. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan)IBA
3. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)IBA
4. Protons (Proton)IBA
5. Nucleic AcidsIBA
6. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme)IBA
7. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
8. compound 351 A (351A)IBA
9. A73025IBA
10. cartilage matrix proteinIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Spinal Fusion (Spondylosyndesis)
2. Osteotomy
3. Debridement
4. Arthroscopes
5. Transplants (Transplant)