Doctor insights on:
Oblique Tear Of The Posterior Horn Of The Medial Meniscus
I have an oblique tear of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus, what is the treatment for that?
It depends: Arthroscopic surgery to repair the torn meniscus if the tear is in a location that can be repaired or excision of the loose piece of the meniscus if the symptoms are that of pain, clicking or giving out of the knee. If you are not having any significant problems you can choose to leave it alone till symptoms recur. Good luck. ...Read more
I have an oblique tear of the posterior horn of my medial meniscus that extends to the undersurface of the cartilage. What is the treatment for that?
I have an oblique tear of the posterior horn medial meniscus with prominent interior medial extrusion. What is the treatment?
I have a oblique grade 3 tear posterior horn of the medial meniscus. What is the best possible treatment? For a 22 year old severe pain
Arthroscopy: For a young person arthroscopic meniscal repair is the best solution. If the meniscus is not repairable or is in a portion of the meniscus that has a poor blood supply("white/ white" zone) , then arthroscopic partial medial menisectomy is best.Meniscal tears generally do not heal and cause pain, ' catching' etc. Even in young pts. See your ors who is proficient @ arthroscopy. Good luck! ...Read more
I have an oblique tear of the posterior horn and body of the medial meniscus extending to the inferior articular surface. What is the treatment?
Knee pain: Depending on your duration of symptoms you can at least start off with physical therapy, a knee sleeve, and if there is arthritis present consider a course of hyaluronic acid injections. If all fails then a discussion re: arthroscopic surgery can proceed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a horizontal oblique tear of lateral of the posterior horn of medial meniscus with complex tear in body of anterior horn of medial menicus
Mri shows oblique nondisplaced tear posterior horn and body medial meniscus, medial meniscal protrusion into the medial gutter. Will i need surgery?
Surgery : Surgery is most likely needed to resolve your problem. Meniscus tears simply do not heal on their own, regardless of conservative treatment (including prolotherapy). It is possible that your symptoms of pain, etc will improve with time without surgery...But that doesn't mean the tear healed. In fact, the tear will most likely get bigger leading to additional damage if not taken care of soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Oblique tear posterior horn medial meniscus
- Medial meniscus tear posterior horn
- Tear in posterior horn of the medial meniscus
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Tear of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus
- Posterior horn of medial meniscus tear
- Posterior horn of the medial meniscus tear
- Tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus
- Talk to a orthopedic reconstructive surgeon online for free