What are bone islands in the knee?

Answer A bone island in the knee, also known as enostosis, is a rarely symptomatic, benign chunk of dense bone inside softer, spongy bone.DiagnosisBone islands may be found incidentally on digital images ... Read More »

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What is the scientific name for the bone that's connected to the knee bone?

The knee bone, also known as the patella, is directly connected to the tibia, or shin bone. The connection is made by the patellar ligament, which runs from the bottom of the patella to the tibial ... Read More »

How long can the knee bone rub a bone without surgery?

On One Hand: Get the Surgery Right AwayThe reason a knee rubs on a bone is usually because of cartilage loss. Because cartilage acts as the lubricant to joints, movement without it cushioning the k... Read More »

Is the knee a bone?

The human knee isn't a bone: It's a joint in the middle of the leg that forms where the thigh bone meets the large shinbone. The kneecap joins to the thigh bone to offer protection to the front of ... Read More »

Did i bruised my knee bone?

well bruises can only occur on tissue (muscle, skin) not on bone, its probably a micro-fracture. When bones are hit with enough force but not enough to completely fracture them tiny fractures calle... Read More »