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A 28-year-old female asked:

Knee mri 8/29/22 says completely torn acl and medial tibial plateau fracture. saw doctor today who said it's not a fracture, just a bruise. should i ask for a second opinion before i start weightbaring?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
In my experience during many years of practice, when there's a descrepancy between a radiologist's interpretation and a nonradiologist's interpretation, I have learned that the radiologist is usually correct. A second opinion from either another radiologist or another orthopedic specialist is worthwhile.
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