Dpes meniscocapsular separation lateral meniscus require surgery?

meniscus. Usually a meniscocapsular separation require surgery to repair the meniscus back to the capsule with sutures. Alternatively, the meniscus can be removed partially or completely.

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Can I have chronic lateral meniscus tear or lateral meniscocapsular separation even if the MRI was normal?

It is possible. MRI results are not 100% accurate. Meniscocapsular junction tears can be hard to identify on MRI. Your symptoms and what you are experiencing as well as your clinical exam are important to determine your exact diagnosis even with an MRI. I always tell my patients as an orthopedic surgeon I treat patients, I don't treat MRI's. Read more...