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A 44-year-old female asked:

What does a medial meniscus displacement mean in the knee? i had an mri and that is what it showed.

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Damage: You have torn loose the cartilage from its original point of attachment, and it will interfere with normal joint function, causing increasing damage over time. See an orthopedist to discuss treatment options - likely a knee scope.
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Dr. Morton Levitt
A Verified Doctoranswered
Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical 51 years experience
Knee Medial Meniscus: This is a painful condition of a ligament that helps stabilize your knee. It signifies a tear or stretching of the ligament, that may be due to arthritis or trauma. Usually, laparoscopic surgery and repair is curative if "watchful waiting" is unsuccessful.
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Last updated Nov 4, 2019

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