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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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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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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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I need a question explained is a medial meniscus root displacement considered a tear or not? What kind of physical exam do they do to determine a tear

See below: Hi welcome this sounds like a meniscal injury. It is often called a bucket tear. With med. Meniscal injury you have a positive mcmurray test. You immobilize the knee in flexion and do medial and lateral stresses and check for deformity or pain or a click ery difficult test to perform. ...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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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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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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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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Can a medial meniscus displacement get worse if nothing is done? Does swelling cause increased pain? Please help

Can a medial  meniscus displacement get worse if nothing is done?  Does swelling cause increased pain? Please help

Yes to both possibly: Meniscal tears can certainly get worse as the tear propagates or continues to catch at the torn edge against the moving surfaces of the femoral and tibial joint surfaces. The swelling is the knees normal response to injury. Swelling causes the pressure sensitive fibers within the joint capsule to send pain signals to your brain. Most, but not all, mensical tears eventually requireintervertebral. ...Read more

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What does the medial meniscus displacement look like? I have been trying to find it on the internet without success.

Displacement: The meniscus is a pad between the bones in the knee that keeps the bones from touching, essentially. Yours means that it has moved from its normal position and is probably causing you a lot of pai . You could not tell by looking at it from the outside and sometimes an orthopedic surgeon has to fix this surgically. ...Read more

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Does a superior medial meniscus displacement need arthroscopic surgery to fix the problem? Please help and explain.

Does a superior medial meniscus displacement need arthroscopic surgery to fix the problem? Please help and explain.

Orto: Meniscus is cartilage in your knee. Helps cushion your knees . May need surgery depending what your symptoms are such as your knee locking swelling or pain. Also depends on how active you are. ...Read more

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Displacement of the medial meniscus etiology unclear seen on MRI what am i suppose to do I am having pain medial of the knee ? Know that their problem

Displacement of the medial meniscus etiology unclear seen on MRI what am i suppose to do I am having pain medial of the knee ? Know that their problem

Talk with your doc: If I am not mistaken you have been asking much the same question for some time now in short your medial meniscus is probably severely damaged you probably need arthroscopy to remove the damaged portion and hopefully you will do great afterwards proceed good luck. ...Read more

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What does a medial meniscus displacement mean in the knee? I had an MRI and that is what it showed.

What does a medial meniscus displacement mean in the knee? I had an MRI and that is what it showed.

Knee Medial Meniscus: This is a painful condition of a ligament that helps stabilize your knee. It signifies a tear or stretching of the ligament, that may be due to arthritis or trauma. Usually, laparoscopic surgery and repair is curative if "watchful waiting" is unsuccessful. ...Read more

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I have had a MRI of the knee . It showed a displacement of the medial meniscus? Still having painful clicking and catching throbbing all the time?

I have had a MRI  of the knee . It showed a displacement of the medial meniscus?  Still having painful clicking and catching throbbing all the time?

Consider surgery: You may have to consider surgery. A displaced meniscal tear cincase pain and the clicking you are desribing. Depending on the location of the tear, surgery involves either trimming or repairing the tear. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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