Orthopädie im GesundheitsZentrum Kelkheim
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Knee Arthroscopy

Exostoses and loose joint bodies

Removal of exostoses and loose joint bodies

Illustration 1 • Loose joint bodies in lateral recess

Illustration 2 • Grasping of joint body with grasping forceps

Illustration3 • Removal of joint body

Exostoses (bony overgrowths) can be removed with small trephines; loose joint bodies can be grasped with small surgical forceps and removed from the joint.