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Anterior Horn Meniscus
How long is recovery time for an grade 3a tear, anterior horn, lateral meniscus. And do I need surgery.
MRI: "Macerated anterior horn lateral meniscus with inferiorly surfacing tear. This may extend to to the mid body." Is this a bucket tear?
No,: It doesn't sound like a bucket handle tear ...Read more
Mri done on my right knee the findings of the MRI state there is some abnormal morphology of the anterior horn lateral meniscus near meniscal root?
Mri of my knee was done last week, they found anterior horn lateral meniscus has degenerative changes with apparent tear within the medial portion of the anterior horn. Small joint effusion present. ?
My right knee was pained after squatting for some days then i went through mri:torn in anterior horn of lateral meniscus,should i need surgury?
I have a broad horizontal tear of anterior horn of right lateral meniscus extending to apex of capsular surface. VA refusing to treat. Going on 3 years. Low quality of life. What will happen if this is not surgically repaired?
Did they say why?: Did your doctor(s) at the VA say why they "refuse" to treat you? Do they think the risks outweigh the benefits? Have they offered physical therapy or other alternatives to surgery? Without treatment, your symptoms will continue & likely get worse. Internal damage to the knee (with or w/o surgery) can contribute to arthritis. You need answers to these questions! Please ask! Best wishes. ...Read more
Had a MRI what showed horizontal intrameniscal signal changes in anterior horn of the medial meniscus, will this heal on it own or is surgery nedded?
Symptomatic?: take care attributing pain symptoms to this finding , surgery is best directed to symptoms not findings , not all findings are symptomatic what are your symptoms? These findings are not an absolute indication for surgery in my opinion hope that helps ...Read more
How do I find out the grade of my tear from my MRI its oblique anterior horn of the medial meniscus extending to superior articular surface also mild degeneration of posteror horm of medial meniscus?
grade 1 and grade 2 meniscal injury in
anterior and posterior horns- medial meniscus.
grade 3 MI in posterior horn lateral meniscus.
Meniscal tears: Typically grade 3 meniscal tears require surgery in young patients. Goal is preservation of the meniscus.So if it has torn in the zone where it has a good blood supply, it can be sutured and can heal. If it is torn away from the blood supply. It requires partial removal of the torn portion. All done by an experienced Orthopaedic knee surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inner free margin of the anterior horn, body, posterior horn is truncated. Indicating a bucket handle type tear versus prior inner 3rd meniscus trim?
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