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Small Joint Effusion Knee
I have a acl&medial meniscus tear and interpositioned synovial fluid/ cysts formation with a small knee joint effusion.I would like more info, what2do?
I took a MRI for my knees and they said I have something. Like a small joint effusion. What dose that mean?
I have joint effusion over fluid and a small tear on the collateral ligament on my knee. Is it going to heal itself? It hurts a lot when i bend it all
With good treatment.: See your doctor, sports medicine physician, or physiatrist to get proper treatment for your condition. That will maximize your outcomes. Most small tears can heal without surgery. Avoid forcing the knee into extreme flexion. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Knee cartilage deterioration, moderate narrowing, small joint effusion, periarticular spur fluid; MRI clear yet terrible pain. what can be done now?
Xray: R.knee: small joint effusion. Mild medial n patellofemoral compartment degenerative changes with mild subchondral sclerosis. Left knee: same thing like above AND mild joint space narrowing. Can you please explain these findings thank you?
Djd: Those findings are c/w degenerative joint disease,ie your knee has some wear on the ant and medial sides. As the cartilage wears down the joint space gets narrowed. the bone directly under the space thickens (sclerosis) in response to increased load. Inflammation leads to swelling (effusion). These are early signs of degenerative joint disease. You're on young side to have arthritis. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Knee Injury 2-2014. Just had new mri. Suspect mild strain of ACL & pcl. Very small joint effusion. Can you explain this?
Terrible pain and difficulty bending knee. Mri revealed a moderate sized polpliteal cyst and small joint effusion. What's the best treatment?
Yes: There are multiple questions to be asked about this effusion. If is happened as a result of trauma are the components of the knee intact? If it occurred without trauma is it from an infection? Does a sample of the fluid need to be taken for analysis? I'm afraid you, or whoever's knee we're talking about, should see a doctor. Sorry for the inconvenience at a time like this. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Effusion is a sympto: M, and a visit 2 an ortho may be advisable .There needs 2 b a good history of when, trauma/ tho small, repetitive use as running squats, any tick bites. U may have 2 think back a few days or a week to look 4 anything that may have happened. Many times there may b something that u did not even notice. Knee xam, x-rays, good exam, labs will put u on the right path 2 dx. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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