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A 44-year-old female asked:

Is a displacement of a meniscal root a diagnosis on a mri for the knee? please help

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
It is: A diagnosis made on mri. Its a form of meniscal tear and may need surgery.
Dr. Douglas Beall
Radiology 28 years experience
Yes: This usually indicates a meniscal tear. This can be fixed with arthroscopic surgery.

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Last updated Apr 6, 2013

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