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Lewiston, ME
A 47-year-old female asked:

What does a displacement of the meniscus root mean? is a acl sprain considered a tear? unable to straighten knee could it be patella femoral pain?

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee issues: Root of the meniscus is the part which attaches to the bone, if it is displaced then it is probably torn,.Yes Acl sprain indicates a partial tear of some of the millions of fibers can that make up the entire Acl ligament. Inability to straighten ones knee completely has many reasons. If you have a recent onset of that u need to be evaluated.
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