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Knee pain

I recently had an MRI of my left knee due to pain.  I have the results of the MRI but I don't have an appointment until the 29th of April.


Chondromalacia patella and chondral thinning along the medial femoral condyle.


I was wondering if anyone might know what this result means. I can't get a sooner appointment and I'm really wanting to know what's causing my pain.
Any info is greatly appreciated.


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That explained a lot. Thanks so much for the info!
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This means that under your knee cap is rough looking (kind of like a field of hay) not smooth and prestine. This will accelerate arthritis. Chondral thinning is basically thinning of the cartilage of the inside half of the end of your femur. Let me know if this makes sense to you or want further info. Best of luck!
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