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What is a acute tear medial meniscus mean in the knee? is surgery a treatment option?

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Dr. Rick Pospisil answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Meniscus tear: Acute tear of medial meniscus indicates structural disruption of a portion of the spacer Bewtween the two bones of the knee. Many times it creates a mechanical block to the function of the knee such that it should be treated surgically .

Answered 2/18/2017

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