A 44-year-old female asked:
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what causes lancing pain in the knee? could it be caused my a menisicus tear? please explain

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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sure it could : If torn meniscus fragment becomes displaced so that it is caught in the joint this would cause such pain as you are indicating.
Answered on Nov 26, 2013
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