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What Does Truncation Of The Apical Free Margin Of The Lateral Meniscal Body Mean This Mri Was Done After Having Surgery
What does truncation of the apical free margin of the lateral meniscal body mean? This MRI was done after having surgery.
Post op changes: The radiologist is describing the part of your lateral meniscus (cartilage pad in the middle of your knee on the outside half of the joint) that looks different than it usually does, like it was cut or shaved down or there was a torn rim of the cartilage that was removed. Your ortho surgeon should be able to confirm that is what he did in the surgery. ...Read more
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
What does apical truncation of the free edge of the body of the medial mensicus with some medial extrusion mean? This was seen on a knee mri?
Probable tear.: It "sounds like" a description of a meniscal tear. I'd need the images to be certain, ask your doctor, if there is still confusion, ask him to review the case with the radiologist. ...Read more
Mri shows tear of the posterior horn of the lateral meniscas near the free edge and meniscal root. 6 weeks of pt with no improvement. Is surgery an option for this type of tear?
There is a apical truncation of the free edge of the body of the medial meniscus with some medial extrusion no tear seen what does this mean? Help
Osteoarthritis: This is typically seen with osteoarthritis. As the joint space narrows the meniscus can be extruded or pushed out of the joint space. You should be evaluated by an orthopedist if you are having pain. There are several treatment options including physical therapy, nsaid's, and injections. ...Read more
What does a slight superior displacement of the meniscal root mean? Please explain this was seen on a mri? Does that need surgery to fix?
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 more
I had a MRI before surgery that said the medical meniscus is not displaced but after having surgery it shows that the medial meniscal root displace?
Go back to your doc: Get your ortho doctor answer this question for you. ...Read more
Female, 69, physically very active, good health, with left knee pain and decreased range of motion.
Mri :complex medial meniscal tear.
Probably: If you have a complex tear of the medial meniscal cartilage, then it usually does not heal on its own. Limited range of motion can occur when the cartilage is broken or flipped out of position. If your pain persist, you will probably need endoscopic surgery. Ask your doctor for a referral to an Orthopedic Doctor. ...Read more
Female, 69, knee pain, very active, good health, mri-complex medial meniscal tear with small medial femoral condylar marrow contusion.Surgery only? Thx!
What does mucoid degeneration of the medial meniscus mean? Seen on MRI. Also what does truncation mean of the posterior horn attaching roots mean?Help
Mri shows oblique tearof the medial meniscus body which reaches the free edge...does this mean surgery for me? Is this a big tear?
Surgery an option : Debridement or limited partial removal of a torn meniscus is one of the most common Orthopaedic procedures performed. Not all meniscal tears, however, require surgery. Pain and mechanical symptoms thought due to the tear that persists for 6-12+ weeks despite adequate and appropriate nonoperative treatment (rest, ice, ace wrap, NSAIDs and therapy) makes a strong case for arthroscopic intervention. ...Read more
6 month injury. MRI: reads chronic subcentimeter avulsion fx lateral navicular with sclerotic margins and cystic changes. Will this require surgery?
Nonhealing: Sounds like the fracture is not healing or fusing on its own. You would need to consult an orthopedist as for the best method of treatment. ...Read more
My MRI says I have a horizontal tear in the body of the lateral meniscus. Am I going to need surgery?
What do you suggest if my MRI says that I have a horizontal tear in the body of the lateral meniscus is shown do I need surgery?
Yes, if...: If you have meniscal tear symptoms ( pain, catching , swelling) esp. w / twisting , pivoting or squatting and the MRI is well done than knee arthroscopy can be very helpful for horizontal, cleavage tears of the lateral meniscus. This type of tear is commonly seen w/ Bakers' cysts.See an experienced arthroscopist. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Could someone please tell me what it means when neck MRI done 3 times in a month 1 w/contrast all say artifact. No surgery Ever at neck. I'm confused.
MRI artifact: Artifact obscuring portions of the image aren't always due to surgical hardware. There are many sources of artifact. Patient motion can cause artifact. In particular, neck MRI can be susceptible to artifact from swallowing during the examination, as well as blood vessel pulsation artifact from neck vessels. ...Read more
MRI show obliq tear body and posterior horn lateral meniscus, extending infr artic surface and ulceration articular cartilage patella. Surgery/Therapy?
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?
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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I had an MRI done and the dr said that I have degenerative disc disease in my 5th and 6th vertabrae. Would surgery be required?
You had back: Pain, and you didn't relate if there is neurologic isues of numbness, weakness in arms (if cervical) or lower extremity (if thoracic). You need to ask a neurosurgeon the benefit and liability of surgical procedure. ...Read more
Can an MRI move or do damage to clips inside a persons body?#nqlu i had a lap. Gallbladder removal surgery and I have clips in from that and had an MRI years later and really have had a lot of problems since, not sure if it would have happened without the
No: The clips are titanium and will not react to the magnets. Rule of thumb is to wait several weeks for the clips to become incorporated so there won't be a problem. ...Read more
Mri scan report- l5/s1broad based posterior cntrldisc protrusion touching d traversing roots at lateral recess.Do need surgery to get relief frm pain?
Hard to say: It would be hard to say without actually seeing the images, but it's not unreasonable to get a surgical consultation. ...Read more
I did an MRI on.My lower back it shows 3 disk touching the nerve what can be done about it apart from surgery?
Ii fall at work, I had a MRI done the impression said, full-thickness to full Thickness tear of the distal Supraspinatus 8mm.do this require surgery?
Depends: Are you sure they did not mean full thickness, full width or complete tear? Depending on how long ago or chronic the tear is, and whether or not there is fatty atrophy of the Supraspinatus muscle bulk, you might need surgery (especially yes if the tear is a recent full thickness , full width tear with retraction of the tendon, and there is no fatty atrophy of the Supraspinatus muscle) ...Read more
How can a meniscus get displaced after having surgery? I had a MRI and that is what showed. Does that mean a tear? Please help
Meniscus: You can certainly have a retear of the meniscus or failure of fixation if the meniscus was repaired. Sometimes on the mri, the lateral meniscus will have excess excursion called a wrisberg variant. Without seeing your MRI or knowing what they did previously, it's hard to predict what is going on with the meniscus. I'd recommend seeing a sports surgeon. ...Read more
Glisarcoma tumor grade 4' surgery and radiotherapy done in the month of march 2012.Latest MRI findings increase in the size of the tumor. Plz suggest?
I'm sorry but: This is the usual outcome with gbm and gliosarcoma is just a pathological finding with the same outcome. Usually chemotherapy is added at the outset (temozolamide). Now, anti-vascular drugs like bevasuzumab are tried to control the pace, sometimes re-resection, and re-irradiation, but recurrence does not portend well for you. ...Read more
Need more info : Is there a stress fracture? What has the doctor or radiologist suggested the high signal in MRI is caused by? I've never heard of micro fracture surgery for the small bones of the mid foot. I'd like you to get a 3d ct scan to rule out fracture or arthritic changes or bone tumor. Try cast and crutches with bone stimulator first before surgery. ...Read more
Is a MRI usually done after having knee surgery especially if the person is still having problems?
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