What is included in the long term monitoring of plica syndrome?

Updated: Jul 05, 2018
  • Author: Tracy Lee Bigelow, DO; Chief Editor: Thomas M DeBerardino, MD  more...
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Follow-up care focuses on confirmation that symptoms have abated. True recurrence of the original plical pathology is quite rare and is more likely to represent either an incomplete resection or entirely new knee pathology. Continued use of a patellar stabilizing-type brace is preferred by many patients.


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