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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?

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

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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?

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 3: Mri signal classification of meniscus is as follows. Grade 1 globular intrameniscal signal grade 2 linear intrameniscal signal grade 3 linear signal extending to the articular surface. ...Read more

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grade 1 and grade 2 meniscal injury in anterior and posterior horns- medial meniscus. grade 3 MI in posterior horn lateral meniscus. Knee surgery?

grade 1 and grade 2 meniscal injury in
anterior and posterior horns- medial meniscus.
grade 3 MI in posterior horn lateral meniscus.
Knee surgery?

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 more

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What kind of exercises can be done to treat a grade 2 signal on posterior horn of medial meniscus?

What kind of exercises can be done to treat a grade 2 signal on posterior horn of medial meniscus?

Any exercise: By exercising your are not directly treating the meniscus but improving the conditioning and strength of the lower extremity. This will reduce the likelihood of knee injuries and subsequent meniscus injury. When exercising focus on core/hip/knee/leg/ankle. ...Read more

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Fit 59 y o f : parrot-beak tear post horn of medial meniscus. Swelling / pain intermitt x 5mo. Recs for specific nonsurg options - exercises?

Fit 59 y o f : parrot-beak tear post horn of medial meniscus. Swelling / pain intermitt x 5mo.  Recs for specific nonsurg options - exercises?

Surg best: Unlikely that non surg will do it here with a parrot beak tear which is unlikely to heal on it's own discuss arthroscopic surg with your orthopedic surgeon it is pretty likely to help a lot. ...Read more

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Linear tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus, was painful few weeks ago, now it feels is getting better can this be possible is good or bad?

Linear tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus, was painful few weeks ago, now it feels is getting better can this be possible is good or bad?

Yes: Symptoms related to a meniscal tear can improve with time depending on the type tear that is present. A linear tear as you have described is just such a tear. You may be able to treat this conservatively and never require surgery. A "bucket handle" tear on the other hand typically does not get better with time. None will actually "heal" with time. ...Read more

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I've a Grade 3 tear involving posterior horn of medial meniscus. What would you suggest me to do.

I've a Grade 3 tear involving posterior horn of medial meniscus. What would you suggest me to do.

Depends: upon your symptoms and the level at which you function. If you are very active and unable to participate in desirable daily activities consult an orthopedic surgeon for repair. ...Read more

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I've a grade3 tear in posterior horn of medial meniscus, i'm taking phisiotherapy treatment. Will it heal?

Unlikely, medical...: ..tissue is avasccular & does not have great healing ability. PT can help with Ur acute ssx, but the tear is there just waiting 4 the proper movement of the knee 2 raise it's ugly head again. Avoid deep squats, cutting 2 the side of the tear. It can happen in bed @ nite, sleeping alone. Has an ortho Cn U yet, if not it would B a good idea. ...Read more

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How grade 2 tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus of knee can be curede cured?

Let me explain: There 2 methods to fix torn meniscus. 1-repair the torn meniscus by suturing if that possible . 2- remove the torn part out. ...Read more

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What are options chronic deg tear do acl, posterior horn of medial meniscus, tricompartmental changes as before full thickness cartilaginous defects s?

Osteoarthritis: That description is arthritis of the knee. Treatment of knee arthritis goes sequentially from less invasive to more invasive. Begin with activity modification, weight loss, physical therapy , antibinflammatory meds, and then move to more invasive options such as cortisone injections or visco supplementary injections. Surgical options include arthroscopy (poor results), partial knee replacement, & total knee replacement. ...Read more

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No medial/lateral meniscal tear, no discoid meniscus. There is small focus of type I intrameniscal signal within the posterior horn of medial meniscus?

No medial/lateral meniscal tear, no discoid meniscus. There is small focus of type I intrameniscal signal within the posterior horn of medial meniscus?

Grade 1 meniscal: signal USUALLY means that there is no meniscal tear. However, it's not 100% accurate. Grade 1 and 2 intrameniscal signal are tricky and have sometimes been associated with actual tears at arthroscopy. Or, your meniscus may be normal and your knee pain may be caused by something else. If your knee continues to hurt a lot, seek ortho advice. You might require arthroscopy to be certain. ...Read more

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Grade II degenerative (mucoid degeneration) mr signal changes at posterior horn of medial meniscus. Does this imply a tear? Surgery?

Grade II degenerative (mucoid degeneration) mr signal changes at posterior horn of medial meniscus. Does this imply a tear? Surgery?

Probably not: If the signal does not communicate with the articular surface it is not torn but you have degenerative changes which can lead to a tear in the future. ...Read more

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Linear hyperintense signal noted in the posterior horn of medial meniscus suggesting grade –ii MRI changes. Surgery or through excercise?

Linear hyperintense signal noted in the posterior horn of medial meniscus suggesting grade –ii MRI changes. 
Surgery or through excercise?

It depend: If the patient have symptoms during daily activity and not improved by conservative measure i recommend diagnostic arthroscopy, most likely will find some changes in the posterior horn of the meniscus beside some arthritic changes, debarment will done and the patient will be informed about his condition and future prognosis. ...Read more

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I'm 20yr old guy,I've grade 3 tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus,doc told 1month rest to see if it heals on its own as I'm young.Can it heal?

Possibly: If a tear in the meniscus occurs in the area where there is good blood supply, it can potentially heal/be repaired. The inner two thirds of the meniscus does not have much blood supply and tears in that area usually do not heal. ...Read more

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I recently got MRI of my knee done. The result was " grade iii(a) tear in posterior horn of medial meniscus" please guide me ?

I recently got MRI of my knee done. The result was " grade iii(a) tear in posterior horn of medial meniscus" please guide me ?

See Orthopedist: A tear of the posterior medial meniscus, the most common area of occurence, may well need arthroscopic surgery - you should consult an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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