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meniscal calcification knee

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not necessarily: Not necessarily. The calcification could be a residual finding from a prior injury to the knee.

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Several tthings!: If it is in the cartilage, you have chondrocalcinosis, which can cause pseudgout. Parathyroidism and hemochromatosis are conditions that are serious, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Hard to tell without: seeing your x-ray, but the body makes calcifications when it recovers from inflammation, or when a bone is broken. In older individuals, posterior kne ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Very unlikely: Very unlikely.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Surgery: via the arthroscope may be your best solution if these are causing pain. The most common place where calcifications are found are in so called "Baker' ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Calcification: Can be seen in the setting of osteosarcoma. This rare tumor causes the adjacent bone to repair itself as the tumor progresses. It should not be confus ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Atherosclerosis : Atherosclerosis is buildup of cholesterol and fatty plaque in the blood vessel. However it is not necessarily related to a patient's weight and can ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
Not that Unusual--: It's not particurarly unusual, but it means you have hardening of the arteries with calcium build up. Go see your doctor and make sure your BP and cho ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Demand answers: It appears your son’s problem has received quite a lot of attention. If still not sure what is going on you need to demand explanation from your docto ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more: You have to give more information ?What kind of calcifications and were and what the cause.

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