What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of patellofemoral arthritis?

Updated: Dec 11, 2019
  • Author: Dinesh Patel, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Thomas M DeBerardino, MD  more...
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Radiography is the principal study used in the diagnosis of patellofemoral arthritis. Computed tomography can also be used to determine patellar tilt and articular damage. Arthroscopy can be used for both diagnosis and therapy.


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