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How do I know my knee pain is from a meniscal tear or chondromalacia?

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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: MRI

MRI will show the detail of the cartilage structures you are talking about and will allow your doctor to show you the difference without a problem.

In brief: MRI

MRI will show the detail of the cartilage structures you are talking about and will allow your doctor to show you the difference without a problem.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: The location of the

Pain. Meniscal pain usually on the side (inside or outside), chondromalcia pain in the front of the knee.

In brief: The location of the

Pain. Meniscal pain usually on the side (inside or outside), chondromalcia pain in the front of the knee.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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