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What's the difference between a lateral calateral ligament sprain and a meniscus tear?

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Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience in Podiatry
Ligament: The lateral collaterals are the ligaments that support the bones. The meniscus is the actual joint surface called cartilage.
Answered on May 8, 2019
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