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Mri says partial tear of anterior, posterior cruciate ligament, grade3 chondromalacia, subchondral cysts in medial tibial condyle, is operatn right thng?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See good knee...

This is purely an MRI reading of your knee.
'partial' acl and PCL tears in your age group means very little to me unless you had a very significant , recent knee injury w/ a hemarthrosis .( which u don't have).'chondromalacia'( of what..Mfc, lfc, patella?) means you have a component of arthritis in your knee. See a qualified, respected knee surgeon to discuss your options . Best of luck!

In brief: See good knee...

This is purely an MRI reading of your knee.
'partial' acl and PCL tears in your age group means very little to me unless you had a very significant , recent knee injury w/ a hemarthrosis .( which u don't have).'chondromalacia'( of what..Mfc, lfc, patella?) means you have a component of arthritis in your knee. See a qualified, respected knee surgeon to discuss your options . Best of luck!
Dr. David Trettin
Dr. David Trettin
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Dr. Holly Maes
Agree with Dr Trettn saying you need to put the whole picture together and just not rely on an imaging test. If not much symptoms, why go through surgery. If it is really affecting you a lot, this may be the way. Find a great knee specialist to help sort it out.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Could be

It is more likely that your knee symptoms will benefit frim surgery.
Recuperation time and your iverall heath should be considered also.

In brief: Could be

It is more likely that your knee symptoms will benefit frim surgery.
Recuperation time and your iverall heath should be considered also.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. David Trettin
Most orthopedic surgeons still operate on patients after taking a history, performing a thorough physical examination but not on an MRI report.
Dr. Jeff Durgin
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Knee pain

If you're having knee pain and the MRI showed an abnormality i would suggest an orthopedic consultation to discuss your options.

In brief: Knee pain

If you're having knee pain and the MRI showed an abnormality i would suggest an orthopedic consultation to discuss your options.
Dr. Jeff Durgin
Dr. Jeff Durgin
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