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MRI show obliq tear body and posterior horn lateral meniscus, extending infr artic surface and ulceration articular cartilage patella. Surgery/Therapy?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

Torn knee cartilages often don't require surgical treatment.
Physical therapy, NSAIDS,etc may suffice. Your orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to advise you.

In brief: Not necessarily

Torn knee cartilages often don't require surgical treatment.
Physical therapy, NSAIDS,etc may suffice. Your orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to advise you.
Dr. Donald Colantino
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Dr. Vinay Pampati
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Conservative

methods should be tried first such as therapy, anti-inflammatories, and activity modifications

In brief: Conservative

methods should be tried first such as therapy, anti-inflammatories, and activity modifications
Dr. Vinay Pampati
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