Updated: 1/16/2018

TKA Other Complications

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  • The topic TKA - Other complications has been broken into separate topics. Click the arrows below to review those topics.
    • neurovascular
      • vascular injury and bleeding 
      • peroneal nerve injury  
    • extensor mechanism
      • patellar prosthesis loosening 
      • patellar clunk 
      • patellar maltracking 
      • extensor mechanism rupture  
    • other
      • periprosthetic infection 
      • periprosthetic fracture 
      • metal hypersensitivity
      • wound complications 
      • instability (tibio-femoral) 
      • stiffness  
 

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(SAE07HK.96) Figures 57a through 57c show the radiographs of a patient who has pain, discomfort, and a popping sensation localized to the posterior aspect of the knee after undergoing primary left total knee arthroplasty 6 months ago. Examination reveals that the patient is able to ambulate without a limp. There is no significant swelling, erythema, or effusion. Range of motion is 0 degrees to 115 degrees, and a palpable crepitation or snapping is detected at the posterior lateral joint line. What is the most likely diagnosis? Review Topic

QID: 6056
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Popliteal snapping syndrome

84%

(95/113)

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Patellar clunk syndrome

4%

(5/113)

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Subluxation secondary to a tight posterior cruciate ligament

5%

(6/113)

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Soft-tissue irritation secondary to retained polymethylmethacrylate

4%

(5/113)

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Patellar subluxation secondary to a tight lateral retinaculum

2%

(2/113)

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