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What is a medial meniscus root displacement?

What is a medial meniscus root displacement?

Please see the pic: Medial meniscus root displacement? When the meniscus tear happened in the attachment to the knee and get out it is place. It could happened to medial and lateral meniscus. ...Read more

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What is a displaced meniscus root in the knee mean?

What is a displaced meniscus  root in  the knee mean?

Meniscus tear: The meniscus is a rim of cartilage in your knee that can commonly tear. A displaced meniscal root likely means that you have torn your meniscus. ...Read more

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What exactly is a medial meniscus displacement shown on an MRI mean?

What exactly is a medial meniscus displacement shown on an MRI mean?

Should see ortho: Medial meniscus is a common site of knee injury. Think of it as a shock absorbing cushion inbetween the two long bones of the leg. Depending on extend of damage or displacement treatment involves rest, therapy, or arthroscopic surgery. ...Read more

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Is a superior displacement of the meniscus root a torn cartilage? Please explain

Is a superior displacement of the meniscus root a torn cartilage? Please explain

See below: The meniscus is made from a type of cartilage. For the meniscus to be displaced (moved from its normal position) there must be a tear. This can usually be seen on MRI if displaced. The treatment is usually surgical if causing pain or other symptoms. ...Read more

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What is a medial meniscectomy?

What is a medial meniscectomy?

Cartilage removal: The knee has 2 cushioning cartilages called menisci . They are shaped like a waxing or waning moon. With injury the meniscus can become torn. Most tears of the meniscus do not heal and some require partial removal through arthroscopic surgery. ...Read more

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Is a medial meniscus root displacement a tear or not? Please explain

Is a medial meniscus root displacement a tear or not? Please explain

Yes yes: To answer this again yes it is a tear and it can be treated surgically you should really see and discuss this with an orthopedic surgeon fact to face to get this problem delt with best of luck to you. ...Read more

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What does a displacement of the meniscus root mean? Is a ACL sprain considered a tear? Unable to straighten knee could it be patella femoral pain?

What does a displacement of the meniscus root mean? Is a ACL sprain considered a tear? Unable to straighten knee could it be patella femoral pain?

Knee issues: Root of the meniscus is the part which attaches to the bone, if it is displaced then it is probably torn,.Yes Acl sprain indicates a partial tear of some of the millions of fibers can that make up the entire Acl ligament. Inability to straighten ones knee completely has many reasons. If you have a recent onset of that u need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Does a mensicus root displacement suppose to hurt? What does a meniscus root displacement mean?

Does a mensicus root displacement suppose to hurt? What does a meniscus root displacement mean?

It could hurt: The meniscus like moon shape have two attachment one in the back and one in the front. When the meniscus loose one of these attachment we call displacement, this usually happen by itself or with injury to other structures of the knee from inside. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does a slight superior medial meniscus root displacement mean that their is a tear at the meniscus? Please explain.

Does a slight superior medial meniscus root displacement mean that their is a tear at the meniscus? Please explain.

Probably: Obviously you are referring to an MRI result it the patient is symptomatic by symptoms and exam, they will likely undergo arthroscopic .Evaluation and potential menisectomy as recently as last week i performed an arthroscopy on a patient with firm physical findings but vague MRI findings one must put the whole pic together and do whatever is necessary to get the patient better. ...Read more

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What is a medial meniscus displacement? What can be done to fix the displacement?

What is a medial meniscus displacement? What can be done to fix the displacement?

Out of place: My guess: displacement means it is pushed/displaced from its original location from some type of injury/trauma i.E a tear. If it is slight and not causing pain, you may not nee to do anything. If it is causing some discomort, motrin/aleve and physical therapy/knee rehab may help. If still persistent, you may need to see an ortho for a possible surgical correction .. Consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read more

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Is a displaced meniscus tear the same as a displaced meniscus root? Please help explain

Is a displaced meniscus tear the same as a displaced meniscus root? Please help explain

No.: Usually a displaced meniscus refers to a tear in the body of the meniscus that has moved out of its normal position. a root tear is a detachment of the posterior root of the meniscus ...Read more

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Is a displacement of the medial meniscus root a tear? What kind of damage is being done every time the knee clunks?

Is a displacement of the medial meniscus root a tear? What kind of damage is being done every time the knee clunks?

Something slipping: In the knee there is both a medial meniscus and a lateral meniscus. The meniscus is cartilage and it can tear and it can slip. Slipping can be felt as you suggest but other things can cause a clunk like the patella - the kneecap. Imaging studies can actually show slippage. Does your knee lock. Locking is a common complaint of meniscus tears. To tell if you have damage you need evaluation. ...Read more

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Is a displaced meniscal root considered a tear in the meniscus? Is a displaced meniscal root a diagnosis on a mri? Please help explain

Is a displaced meniscal root considered a tear in the meniscus? Is a displaced meniscal root a diagnosis on a mri? Please help explain

MRI: Is a good test in general for the diagnosis of meniscal tears. The anterior and posterior meniscal roots are the sites where the knee meniscus attaches to the central tibial plateau. Mri can evaluate these tears which are considered tears of the meniscus. ...Read more

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What is chondromalacia medial femoral condyle and chondromalacia patella? My MRI of the left knee result. Is this serious? What is the treatment?

What is chondromalacia medial femoral condyle and chondromalacia patella? My MRI of the left knee result. Is this serious? What is the treatment?

Difficult: Chondromalacia means damaged cartilage, usually from abnormal wear and tear.There is no full cure . Damaged skin leaves a scar and same on inside of body. Physical therapy and long term home therapy and avoiding aggravating activities are appropriate. Finding any aggravating or precipitating musculoskeletal imbalances is appropriate. Surgery is last choice when all fails and intractable pain. ...Read more

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What is a acute tear medial meniscus mean in the knee? Is surgery a treatment option?

What is a acute tear medial meniscus mean in the knee? Is surgery a treatment option?

Meniscus tear: Acute tear of medial meniscus indicates structural disruption of a portion of the spacer Bewtween the two bones of the knee. Many times it creates a mechanical block to the function of the knee such that it should be treated surgically . ...Read more

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Is a displaced meniscus root the same as a displaced meniscus tear? Please help

Is a displaced meniscus root the same as a displaced meniscus tear? Please help

Similar.: A displaced tear can occur in different areas of the mieniscus. If you have a displaced meniscal tear, you will most likely require arthroscopic surgery ...Read more

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What does a slight superior meniscus root displacement mean? Does it mean a tear at the meniscus? Treament options if any?

What does a slight superior meniscus root displacement mean? Does it mean a tear at the meniscus? Treament options if any?

Depends: Are you looking at MRI report? Superior means top and root is at the back attachment of the meniscus. The meniscus does have mobility and can move in relation to the position of the knee. If the meniscus is displaced from the capsule then yes, it could be a tear. Swelling, localized joint pain, locking or giving way are signs of possible meniscal problems. Treatment depends on how it effects you. ...Read more

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The medial meniscus is displaced how can that happen? What are the symptoms of having a meniscus displacement?

The medial meniscus  is displaced how can that happen? What are the symptoms of having a meniscus displacement?

Knee locking: There is most likely pain also. This is a surface that allows the knee to move smoothly. It is usually associated with a tear from a trauma. ...Read more

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