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chondromalacia patellae (DOID:13357)
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chondromalacia +     
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.
relapsing polychondritis +   

Exact Synonyms: chondromalacia of patella ;   softening of articular cartilage of patella
Primary IDs: MESH:D046789
Alternate IDs: OMIM:168900 ;   RDO:0007541
Xrefs: ICD10CM:M22.4 ;   ICD9CM:717.7
Definition Sources: MESH:D046789

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