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I have a complex tear of my posterior horn medial meniscus at the root, tricompartmental chondral thinning and gout. What are my options?

I have a complex tear of my posterior horn medial meniscus at the root, tricompartmental chondral thinning and gout. What are my options?

See a orthopedist: You need to be seen and evaluated by a knee specialist. At you age, conservative care should be tried first. If the cartilage thinning is significant and conservative care doesn't help, surgery will be needed. There are options, but an evaluation will help determine the best ones for you. ...Read more

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Mild degenerative signal posterior horn medial meniscus without tear. What exactly does this mean for treatment for a young athlete?

Mild degenerative signal posterior horn medial meniscus without tear. What exactly does this mean for treatment for a young athlete?

@ Ur age it means U-: -have injured it sometime along the way. MRI's may miss tears, with that in mind, U should C an orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in sports medicine. Studies have shown that an exam can B more reliable than the MRI. Only by 1-2 %. Obviously U have symptoms so C ortho sports med. ...Read more

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Mri says "questionable tear posterior horn medial meniscus" but it's been hurting for 4month & I just lost insurance. What exercises can I do at home?

Mri says "questionable tear posterior horn medial meniscus" but it's been hurting for 4month & I just lost insurance. What exercises can I do at home?

I feel your pain.: This may be "pay now or pay more later" some of the things a person cannot get online are surgical care and pt. We can only guide a person to the right info/providers, and I will share your q with orthopedics and physiatry doctors. Mobility in the sense of being able to ambulate/walk well is required for so many things now, since you are young, and later in life. Ask for ways to get financial help. ...Read more

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Posterior horn medial meniscus with myxoid degeneration, what is this?

Posterior horn medial meniscus with myxoid degeneration, what is this?

Meniscal Degeneratio: It sounds like you are describing an MRI finding on a radiologist report. It means, that on imaging, the substance of the meniscus in the inside (medial) and posterior (back) part of your knee is starting to degrade. This is a normal occurrence starting in your twenties. In the absence of a tear, this finding should be asymptomatic and should not require surgery ...Read more

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Mri report says moderate attenuation and degenerative signal posterior horn medial meniscus status what does that mean?

Mri report says moderate attenuation and degenerative signal posterior horn medial meniscus status what does that mean?

Thinning & degenerat: Attenuation means thinning, and degerative signal means just that. Can b from repeated trauma to the posterior or the back of the knee attachment of the meniscus. This can b cn in older age groups from wear & tear. In ur age group it may b cn in people who do deep squats as in catchers, lifters or occupations that require this. Plumbers & more. Try 2 c if u do this in ur daily life. ...Read more

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How to treat a grade 3 tear posterior horn medial meniscus and an ACL tear?

ACL reconstruction: When they do reconstruction they will either take out the torn posterior horn or repair it if that needed. ...Read more

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Hi I did an mri and my findings were posterior horn medial tear and mild amount of effusion in the suprapatellar bursa. What would be your treatment?

Hi I did an mri and my findings were posterior horn medial tear and mild amount of effusion in the suprapatellar bursa. What would be your treatment?

Arthroscopy: You did not put your age, but if you are reasonably young and healthy, arthroscopic surgery for your meniscal tear would typically be recommended to avoid further damage. I would discuss with an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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MRI shows complex tear posterior horn medial meniscus dem. Both radial, horizontal components. Moderate size effusion Low grade tear poplitues muscle?

MRI shows complex tear posterior horn medial meniscus dem. Both radial, horizontal components. Moderate size effusion Low grade tear poplitues muscle?

SurgicalRepair: Posterior Horn of the Medial Meniscus absorbs most of the weight of posterior compartment/This complex tear should be evaluated by a knee surgeon and all efforts made to repair it to prevent the further development of osteoarthritis.If it can not be surgically repaired than follow up closely for signs of pain and swelling with activities. A properly fitted Knee Brace may help too.
Follow the advise of orthopedic surgeon.Physical Therapy may help as well ...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 - tear of posterior horn/medial meniscus (infer/sup surfaces) + mild cartilage thinning + ant osteophyte formation + subchondral h/intensity signa?

MRI - tear of posterior horn/medial meniscus (infer/sup surfaces) + mild cartilage thinning + ant osteophyte formation + subchondral h/intensity signa?

Torn menscuc: The meniscus is a cartilage cushion that sits between the femur and the tibia and acts as somewhat of a shock absorber. Each knee has a medial and lateral meniscus; and when they tear they can cause pain, swelling, and catching. They can be fixed arthroscopically by repair or shaving with good results. ...Read more

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MRI Diagnosis of Horizontal undersurface tear posterior horn medial meniscus and Grade II Chondromalacia patella with trace knee effusion. Surgery?

MRI Diagnosis of Horizontal undersurface tear posterior horn medial meniscus and Grade II Chondromalacia patella with trace knee effusion. Surgery?

Obviously you have -: -symptoms, so if the trouble is locking, giving way, the findings indicate a mechanical problem in the knee. You need to follow the advice of your orthopedic surgeon who is familiar with your case, especially if you have treated with him/her for a while. The surgery is only driven by your symptoms. The thing to remember is there is no orth prob so severe that it can't be made worse by surgery. ...Read more

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MRI of knee shows "Oblique tear posterior horn medial meniscus, lateral patellar plica and minimal synovial knee effusion" will I need surgery? Or?

MRI of knee shows "Oblique tear posterior horn medial meniscus, lateral patellar plica and minimal synovial knee effusion" will I need surgery? Or?

Possibly: It depends on the degree of tear, how much it is effecting your daily activities and whether it responds to conservative treatment. If the plica does not get better with anti inflammatory meds you will most likely need arthroscopic surgery to remove it, although your orthopedic surgeon will be the best MD to determine that. ...Read more

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Treatment for radial & longitudinal tears of the posterior horn medial meniscus, severe knee osteoarthrits moderate joint effusion, diffuse synovitis?

Treatment for radial & longitudinal tears of the posterior horn medial meniscus, severe knee osteoarthrits moderate joint effusion, diffuse synovitis?

Numerous: The most definitive option is a knee replacement. Knee arthroscopy is not likely to be helpful at this point. Various injections such as cortisone, hyaluronic acid/joint fluid or platelet-rich plasma are reasonable options. Meds, braces and PT are considerations. If I can help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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How do I treat a grade 2 signal on posterior horn of medial meniscus?

Exercise: Careful exercise. Anti-inflammatory medication. Possible injection.

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How do you treat a grade 2 signal on posterior horn of medial meniscus?

How do you treat a grade 2 signal on posterior horn of medial meniscus?

Injection.: A type 2 signal may not be a true tear. Possibly a cortisone injection and physical therapy might do the trick. ...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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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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Can you explain what patellar choridropathy grade 111 1v and osteochondritis moderate degenerative changes in posterior horn of medial menisus grade 1?

Arthritis: Grade 3-4 chondromalacia of the patella (knee cap) is advanced thinning of the joint surface of the patella. Signal change in the posterior horn of the meniscus is tissue degeneration (wear) without tearing. Osteochondrosis is arthritis. ...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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Horizontal tear of the body and posterior horn of medial meniscus extending to the root level. Three compartment chondromalacia what can I excpect?

Horizontal tear of the body and posterior horn of medial meniscus extending to the root level. Three compartment chondromalacia what can I excpect?

Knee pain: Unfortunately you may still have pain even after a meniscus debridement. Steroid injections, euflexxa or synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injections and potentially a knee replacement may also be future treatments. ...Read more

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