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What is a osetophyte formation in the knee mean? Where is the medial mensicus root? Any pictures of the what it looks like I know that it is inside?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Medial meniscus

See image. Black arrows point to medial meniscus roots; white to lateral meniscus roots.
The anterior & posterior cruciate ligaments have been removed to better visualize the roots.

In brief: Medial meniscus

See image. Black arrows point to medial meniscus roots; white to lateral meniscus roots.
The anterior & posterior cruciate ligaments have been removed to better visualize the roots.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Knee osteophytes…

Are degenerative changes characterized by spicules of bone growing from the bone.
See image: arrows point to osteophytes [source: MRI web clinic] see below for image of medial meniscus roots.

In brief: Knee osteophytes…

Are degenerative changes characterized by spicules of bone growing from the bone.
See image: arrows point to osteophytes [source: MRI web clinic] see below for image of medial meniscus roots.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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