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Clarksville, TN
A 50-year-old female asked:

I have a moderate sized knee joint effusion with a root tear of the medial meniscus with mild extrusion...what is the best form of treatment?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
A lot depends: on severity of your symptoms and progress since the injury. Definitive surgical treatment is menisectomy. You should discuss with orthopedic surgery specialist.
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Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
The treatment really depends on how old you are and what other underlying symptoms you have. If this is it, then surgery would be the best option. Really a good exam along with the MRI results will be able to give you the best answer.
Jul 26, 2017
Last updated Nov 27, 2017


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