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A 24-year-old female asked:

What does it mean if mri showed inflammation of mcl at the femoral insertion?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
MCL: The medial collateral ligament runs on the inside of your knee and it connects your upper femur to your lower tibia. Sounds like your knee has been hurting. Your femur is the long bone that forms the upper part of your knees. The upper part of the femur is your hip.
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A 24-year-old female asked:

What treatment is needed when MRI shows inflammation at the femoral insertion of MCL?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
MCL strain: This is a type I MCL strain given only inflammation on the scan. This should resolve with conservative measures in a couple of weeks. That would include wrap and NSAID.
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Last updated Feb 12, 2020

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