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Can MRI show bursitis in the knee

A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) -: For the pain and swelling would help. Resting the knee in a knee immobilizer would be helpful. Not kneeling on it would be very important not to have ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
More info. needed: It's difficult to answer your question with that limited amount of information. The most common cyst around the knee is in the back (popliteal area), ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need more informatio: I need more information if the cyst is a baker cyst this usually occurs when fluid goes out the back of the knee. This is usually because of some pro ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Graybill
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
P/T & NSAI: Pain in the patellar tendon is usally an overuse problem. The mainstay of treatment is pt or home exercise, antinflamitories & bracing . However 14 ye ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
DiscussWithOrthopedi: Infrapatellar Bursitis is usually treated with1Physical Therapy2Corticosteroid Injections in the bursa3Anti Inflammatory meds or oral steroids 4 Surge ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on your main: symptoms. If knee is hurting and "gives way" when you walk, then a Scope surgery to get rid of the Meniscal tear; which also provides an opportunity t ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Anderson
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Many times the radiologist can miss a subtle tear or flip lesion in the knee. This may be because it does not show on the scan (because of the 5-7mms ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: synovitis will generally show up on a noncontrast knee mri.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
MR arthrogram: There are two kinds of contrast. Injecting contrast into the joint beside the kneecap will help look for tears of the meniscus or cartilage. Injectin ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No.: And rsd is distal. You may have "complex regional pain" issues, but an MRI will not reveal either diagnosis!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience Anesthesiology
True: While the MRI is an excellent tool, subtle menescal tears may not be visualized. If the orthopedic surgeon has a high suspicion he may decide to perfo ... Read More

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