Pain after total knee arthroplasty caused by soft tissue impingement

D. M. Hirsh, J. G. Sallis

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The usual causes of pain after total knee replacement are well known, but there are a small number of patients in whom its aetiology is obscure. We report three patients with a specific pain syndrome caused by hypertrophic fibrous tissue in the intercondylar notch. Excision of this tissue relieved the symptoms completely.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)591-592
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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