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A 60-year-old female asked:

had mri on knee showed meniscal tear, tendentis, bursitis, benign lesion on cartilage. what is yr opinion on treatment? .

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
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 to look at all other structures. Lesion on Cartilage, might look benign, But a biopsy could be done, to confirms it is Benign, The bursitis/tendonitis, if still persists can be treated by the NSAIDs and PT/exercises, heat/cold packs etc. Good Luck.

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Last updated May 15, 2016

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