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Will my knee always lock up due to a meniscus tear a month ago?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Possibly.: A torn meniscus can act like a "hangnail" and cause irritation and locking symptoms within the knee. You most likely will require arthroscopic surgery to take care of the problem.

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Last updated Feb 13, 2015

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