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Myxoid signal changes throughout the lateral meniscus

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
It's a : "Non specific" abnormality but MAY indicate an intrasubstance tear (tear in the body of the cartilage which makes up the meniscus. The lateral meniscu... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Likely meniscal tear: the imaging suggests that you have problems with the cartilage in your knee. If your clinical symptoms, e.g. knee pain, clicking with walking, are pe... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: If u are having medial( inside) knee pain w/ swelling and or " catching " and are in good health arthroscopic meniscal repair vs. Resection can be hel... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Buchanan
Radiology 14 years experience
Unclear ?: Not sure what your question is exactly. Sounds like you have a torn, discoid lateral meniscus. Grade 2 signal in the medial meniscus means an abnormal... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Solomon
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Yikes: The wear on your lateral side and lateral meniscus tear is a not great. The lateral meniscus is responsible for balancing and distribution of force mo... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Meniscal tear: A degenerative meniscal tear simply refers to a tear in part of the cartilage within the knee joint, caused by wear and tear. Joint effusion refers t... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 45 years experience
No: Not necessarily, although associated injury to acl can making a popping sound.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Klitzman
Sports Medicine 20 years experience
Lateral meniscus : It really depends on the type of meniscus tear and the symptoms you are experiencing. For a small meniscus tear that does not cause pain, you do not n... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
I belive so: Some kind of surgery either to repair or to take out the torn portion.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kindred
Sports Medicine 16 years experience
Pain: Usually a meniscus tear will cause knee pain. Specifically it usually causes pain with twisting, cutting or going up or down stairs. Sometimes the kne... Read More
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