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|Definition (NCI)||A joint connecting the lower part of the femur with the upper part of the tibia. The lower part of the femur and the upper part of the tibia are attached to each other by ligaments. Other structures of the knee joint include the upper part of the fibula, located below and parallel to the tibia, and the patella which moves as the knee bends.|
|Definition (NCI_CDISC)||A joint connecting the lower part of the femur with the upper part of the tibia. The lower part of the femur and the upper part of the tibia are attached to each other by ligaments. Other structures of the knee joint include the upper part of the fibula, located below and parallel to the tibia, and the patella which moves as the knee bends. (NCI)|
|Concepts||Body Space or Junction (T030)|
|English||Joint, Knee, Joints, Knee, Knee Joint, Knee Joints, Genual joint, Upper tibiofibular joint, Knee, Superior tibiofibular joint, Articulatio genus, Prox tibiofibular joint struct, knee joints, knee joint, Joint, Superior Tibiofibular, Superior Tibiofibular Joint, Tibiofibular Joints, Superior, Superior Tibiofibular Joints, Tibiofibular Joint, Superior, Joints, Superior Tibiofibular, KNEE JOINT, JOINT, KNEE, Tibiofemoral Joint, Knee joint, Proximal tibiofibular joint, Knee joint structure, Proximal tibiofibular joint structure, Knee joint structure (body structure), Proximal tibiofibular joint structure (body structure), Knee joint, NOS, Stifle joint, NOS|
|Russian||KOLENNYI SUSTAV, КОЛЕННЫЙ СУСТАВ|
|Norwegian||Articulatio genus, Kneledd|
|Spanish||articulación de la rodilla, articulación peroneotibial proximal, estructura de la articulación de la rodilla (estructura corporal), estructura de la articulación de la rodilla, estructura de la articulación peroneotibial proximal (estructura corporal), estructura de la articulación peroneotibial proximal, Articulación de la Rodilla|
|French||Articulation du genou|
|German||Articulatio genus, Kniegelenk|
|Italian||Articolazione del ginocchio|
|Portuguese||Articulação do Joelho|
Ontology: Knee Injuries and Disorders (C1456855)
Your knee joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments and fluid. Muscles and tendons help the knee joint move. When any of these structures is hurt or diseased, you have knee problems. Knee problems can cause pain and difficulty walking.
Knee problems are very common, and they occur in people of all ages. Knee problems can interfere with many things, from participation in sports to simply getting up from a chair and walking. This can have a big impact on your life.
The most common disease affecting the knee is osteoarthritis. The cartilage in the knee gradually wears away, causing pain and swelling.
Injuries to ligaments and tendons also cause knee problems. A common injury is to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). You usually injure your ACL by a sudden twisting motion. ACL and other knee injuries are common sports injuries.
Treatment of knee problems depends on the cause. In some cases your doctor may recommend knee replacement.
NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
|Concepts||Disease or Syndrome (T047)|
|English||Knee Injuries and Disorders|