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

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

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
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 .
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Last updated Feb 18, 2017


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