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A 44-year-old female asked:

What does a slight superior displacement of the meniscal root mean? please explain this was seen on a mri? does that need surgery to fix?

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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Minor Change: This sounds like you have a minor abnormality seen on your mri. This should not need surgery, unless it is causing you problems. Discuss the findings with a spine surgeon if you are having any problems with the area served by this nerve root.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2015

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