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How long is recovery time for an grade 3a tear, anterior horn, lateral meniscus. And do I need surgery.

How long is recovery time for an grade 3a tear, anterior horn, lateral meniscus. And do I need surgery.

Yes I would consider: Surgery the tear will not fix itself. Recovery depends on whether it is repaired or resected. If it is repaired (usually if you are young 25 or so and under) them recovery can be 6-8 weeks. If it is resected 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What knee MRI mean? Lateral meniscus: abnormal anterior horn at and adjacent to the root ligament attachment. Tear and early meniscal cyst formation.

What knee MRI mean? Lateral meniscus: abnormal anterior horn at and adjacent to the root ligament attachment. Tear and early meniscal cyst formation.

Old cartilage tear: The cyst means the year is old. The tear is in the front where the meniscus attaches to the inner front of the joint. ...Read more

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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 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?

Lateral meniscus: Hard to fully say without seeing the actual MRI image. There are many anatomical variants. It may just be a degenerative anterior horn lateral meniscus or a possible tear. ...Read more

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Radial tear type body segment lateral meniscus. Radial type tear posterior horn lateral meniscus. Can be repaired or just snipped off?

Radial tear type body segment lateral meniscus. Radial type tear posterior horn lateral meniscus. Can be repaired or just snipped off?

Knee scope: Most tears of the meniscus are best treated with a partial menisectomy, or "snipping" off the torn meniscal tissue. Repairs are usually reserved for patients under the age of 30, if the tear is in the vascular zone of the meniscus. ...Read more

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I had a vertical tear on medial meniscus in posterior horn and a radial tear on lateral meniscus in posterior aspect, do I need to go for surgery?

I had a vertical tear on medial meniscus in posterior horn and a radial tear on lateral meniscus in posterior aspect, do I need to go for surgery?

Possibly: Really depends on your pain and symptoms. If you are having swelling or mechanical clicking or catching you may need a scope to address the tears. You are young so the vertical tear still may be salvageable as well as the lateral tear. Want to try to preserve as much meniscus as possible in your age so would advise seeing someone fellowship trained in sports or complex arthrscopic knee techniques. ...Read more

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My MRI says " chronic changes of the medial meniscus with complex tearing of the posterior horn noted. Lateral meniscus in intact". Will surgery help?

My MRI says " chronic changes of the medial meniscus with complex tearing of the posterior horn noted. Lateral meniscus in intact". Will surgery help?

Yes: If u are having medial (inside) knee pain w/ swelling and or " catching " and are in good health arthroscopic meniscal repair vs. Resection can be helpful. If you are overweight and have significant associated knee arthritis your chances of improving after the " scope" are lessened. See a board certified ors who is proficient @ knee arthroscopy. Good luck! ...Read more

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The MRI suggests : complete discoid lateral meniscus with oblique tear in ant horn. Grade 2 signal involving body and posterior horn of med meniscus?

Discoid meniscus: Discoid meniscus is a developmental variant in which your meniscus (supporting cushion within the knee) is abnormally large and is predisposed to being torn. Meniscal tears may result in pain and joint locking, and may eventually lead to early osteoarthritis. You should discuss your options with an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Athroscopic debridement & menisectomy, partial medial & lateral. Grd1 oa changes lt medial femoral condyle, large posterior horn tear lateral meniscus?

Athroscopic debridement & menisectomy, partial medial & lateral. Grd1 oa changes lt medial femoral condyle, large posterior horn tear lateral meniscus?

Yikes: The wear on your lateral side and lateral meniscus tear is a not great. The lateral meniscus is responsible for balancing and distribution of force more so than the medial. Be very cautious returning to plant and pivot sports. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Arthroscopy can help: Arthroscopic debridement or repair is indicated to treat a meniscal tear that continues to be symptomatic with mechanical symptoms such as pain and catching despite adequate nonoperative remedies such as rest, ice, compression and anti-inflammatory medications. ...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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MRI show obliq tear body and posterior horn lateral meniscus, extending infr artic surface and ulceration articular cartilage patella. Surgery/Therapy?

MRI show obliq tear body and posterior horn lateral meniscus, extending infr artic surface and ulceration articular cartilage patella. Surgery/Therapy?

Not necessarily: Torn knee cartilages often don't require surgical treatment. Physical therapy, NSAIDS, etc may suffice. Your orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to advise you. ...Read more

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What does hetergenity signal of the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus attachment root mean? What does the patella apex body mean? Please help

What does hetergenity signal of the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus attachment root mean? What does the patella apex body mean? Please help

Likely meniscal tear: The imaging suggests that you have problems with the cartilage in your knee. If your clinical symptoms, e.g. knee pain, clicking with walking, are persistent, then these results indicate significant cartilage problems in your knee; You need an orthopedic consult to assess the need for surgery. ...Read more

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What does fibrillation of the articular cartilage posteriorly at the level of the lateral plateau, abnormal posterior horn of lateral meniscus mean?

What does fibrillation of the articular cartilage posteriorly at the level of the lateral plateau, abnormal posterior horn of lateral meniscus mean?

Arthitis: Arthritis at metacarpo-phlangeal joint in the most common type of arthritis we see in middle age people causing pain in the base of the thumb. ...Read more

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Doctor, For Mucoid Degeneration in Posterior Horn of Medial and Lateral Meniscus, any other treatment except Surgery such as medication, exercises?

Doctor, For Mucoid Degeneration in Posterior Horn of Medial and Lateral Meniscus, any other treatment except Surgery such as medication, exercises?

Avoid future....: ...stress, such as deep squats, no twisting in a squat position such as a fast pitch softball league or baseball. B careful in twisting sport as tennis, . Many times a nonfunctional brace like a neoprene sleeve will help. It does so by sending 2 Ur brain subconscious proprioception signals & in turn U subconsciously protect U knee by being more careful with no thinking. ...Read more

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Doctor, My MRI says "Mucoid Degeneration in the posterior horn of Medial and Lateral Meniscus". Please the treatment for this.?

Doctor, My MRI says "Mucoid Degeneration in the posterior horn of Medial and Lateral Meniscus". Please the treatment for this.?

Probably surgery: This means that you damage your knee and the ligaments are deteriorating. The treatment is usually surgery. You need to see her Dr. And be examined. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does tearing your lateral meniscus make a noise?

No: Not necessarily, although associated injury to acl can making a popping sound. ...Read more

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What to do if I have discoid lateral meniscus and a tear?

What to do if I have discoid lateral meniscus and a tear?

Arthroscopy.: Arthroscopic knee surgery can take care of that for you. See a sports medicine trained orthopedic knee specialist. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have discoid lateral meniscus and a tear?

What do you suggest if I have discoid lateral meniscus and a tear?

Discoid meniscus: If you are having pain and symptoms, you will likely be heading for a knee arthroscopy surgery. Get in to be seen my an orthopedic, or sports medicine provider to be evaluated. A corticosteroid injection is a viable option if you cannot or do not want surgery. ...Read more

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Could a torn lateral meniscus heal, then tear easily again a few weeks after?

Yes: Once it's torn it will never be the same. It's prone to re-injury. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a torn lateral meniscus heal, then tear easily again a few weeks later?

Is it possible for a torn lateral meniscus heal, then tear easily again a few weeks later?

Shouldn't.: There should not be a re-tear that soon from surgery, unless you had some type of re-injury to the knee. ...Read more

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I have complex tear of the lateral meniscus. What can be done, surgery? How long will recovery take?

Surgery: You need surgery. Recovery depends on how badly it is torn, but most of these are done arthroscopically, and recovery time is in the weeks-long time frame. ...Read more

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How long does it take for symptoms of a pinched lateral meniscus to settle. Does this term mean I have a tear? I had surgery in July for this.

How long does it take for symptoms of a pinched lateral meniscus to settle. Does this term mean I have a tear? I had surgery in July for this.

Days to Weeks: Usually your symptoms should resolve very quickly after surgery. If you ate still symptomatic 6 months later, you should have a re-evaluation. You may need PT or other treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have surgery for tears involving both medial and lateral meniscus and a baker's cyst?

What to do if I have surgery for tears involving both medial and lateral meniscus and a baker's cyst?

Not sure about the..: Question, but I assume you are asking about the surgery and recovery. Surgery is typically knee arthroscopy through two poke holes on either side of the kneecap. It is an outpatient procedure and you can typically bear full weight immediately after surgery. The surgery removes the torn portions of meniscus and decompressed the cyst. Your recovery is typically 3 to 4 weeks. ...Read more

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My MRI says I have a horizontal tear in the body of the lateral meniscus. Am I going to need surgery?

My MRI says I have a horizontal tear in the body of the lateral meniscus. Am I going to need surgery?

Www. Usradreivew. Com: If you would like a second opinion on your MRI study, visit www. Usradreview. Com ...Read more