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A 21-year-old male asked:

mri(march) shws grade 1,2,3 meniscal dmge, partial pcl, complete acl tear (soccer injury in jan) srgn says mri inaccurate(sept),askd me 2 play. shd i?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
MRIs: are generally very accurate for detecting meniscal and ligament tears of the knee. You can always get a second opinion interpretation of the MRI, or, since it was 6 months ago, try to get a new MRI. Things may have changed since then. Otherwise, see an orthopedic surgeon for further evaluation.

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