What is an articular cartilage injury?

Also known as: articular cartilage damage, articular cartilage problems

Articular cartilage is the hard, smooth cartilage that covers the ends of bones where they meet up with one another. When this material gets damaged, it’s known as an articular cartilage injury. It frequently impacts the knees.


Reviewed by: Craig Spurdle, MD

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