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A 44-year-old female asked:

How does one know if they have a torn meniscus? i had a mri and it said i a displacement if the meniscus root does that mean a tear of the meniscus?

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Dr. Brian Badman
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
You have a tear: Your MRI has confirmed your presumed symptoms of sharp based pain typically medially or posteriorly based made worse with bending twisting or pivoting. Gonna probably need surgery...

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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