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Plica syndrome

Andrew J. M. Gregory, MD
Section Editor
Richard G Bachur, MD
Deputy Editor
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH


The diagnosis and treatment of plica syndrome will be reviewed here. The causes and diagnostic approach to knee pain in the young athlete and adults are discussed separately:

(See "Approach to acute knee pain and injury in children and skeletally immature adolescents".)

(See "Approach to chronic knee pain or injury in children or skeletally immature adolescents".)

(See "Approach to the adult with unspecified knee pain".)

(See "Physical examination of the knee".)

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