Crepitus is the symptom of noises coming from the joints or subcutaneous tissues. Examples might include knee clicking or knee popping sounds. The voluntary habit of “cracking knuckles” is a (mostly) harmless example of joint crepitus. This can occur in various joint conditions such as arthritis, bursitis, tenosynovitis, and similar ...

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Causes of crepitus (various body noises) include:

Joint Crepitus: Causes of crepitus affecting the joints (joint clicking or joint popping noises), including the bones and cartilage within joints, include:

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Causes List for Crepitus

Possible causes of Crepitus (or similar symptoms) may include:1

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  1. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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