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What is a medial meniscus displacement What can be done to fix the displacement

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Out of place: My guess: displacement means it is pushed/displaced from its original location from some type of injury/trauma i.E a tear. If it is slight and not cau... Read More
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Luanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
Out of place: It just means the the tear is in a position that is not normal or anatomic. It does not predict whether it could be repaired or not at the time of an ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Yes to both possibly: Meniscal tears can certainly get worse as the tear propagates or continues to catch at the torn edge against the moving surfaces of the femoral and ti... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Something slipping: In the knee there is both a medial meniscus and a lateral meniscus. The meniscus is cartilage and it can tear and it can slip. Slipping can be felt... Read More
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 54 years experience
Usually does: Displacements of meniscii usually happen after a tear of its attachments or injury to its substance. In either case it can be symptomatic and needs to... Read More
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Dr. Nolan Segal
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Exercise: If you do not have pain & swelling exercises will help. Otherwise surgery. Yes to clicking.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Ohanswered
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Should see ortho: Medial meniscus is a common site of knee injury. Think of it as a shock absorbing cushion inbetween the two long bones of the leg. Depending on extend... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Please see the pic: Medial meniscus root displacement? When the meniscus tear happened in the attachment to the knee and get out it is place. It could happened to medial ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes yes: To answer this again yes it is a tear and it can be treated surgically you should really see and discuss this with an orthopedic surgeon fact to... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: The root of the meniscus get torn and displace into the joint.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Medial meniscus: Tears (displacement) of the medial meniscus generally do not have to be repaired. If you simply wait (assuming you are not a high-performance athlete)... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
See below: Hi welcome this sounds like a meniscal injury. It is often called a bucket tear. With med. Meniscal injury you have a positive mcmurray test. You immo... Read More

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