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A 44-year-old female asked:

Is a displacement of the meniscus root a tear of the meniscus? please explain that is what the mri showed been having medial pain and swelling

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
See below": The anterior and posterior meniscal roots are the sites where the knee meniscus attaches to the central tibial plateau. These often require surgery. Please consult your orthopedic surgeon.

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