Displacement meniscus root considered a tear? I have that in my knee? Does a MRI show a displacement?

Where does it hurt. A torn meniscus usually causes catching, locking or buckling sensation to the knee. It usually occurs after a twisting injury. Many people have some significant swelling. An MRI is the best test to diagnose this.
Not necessarily ! Older patients, or patients with DJD of their knee can strectch their meniscus giving the same appearance on mri!

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Is a displacement meniscus root a tear in the knee?

Root tear. Yes a tear of the meniscus root is a tear. This is often repaired to preserve the function of the meniscus. You can search for meniscus root tear and find several images online as well as the repair. Read more...

What causes lancing pain in the knee medial? It hurts so much it is almost unable could it be a tear or a displacement of the meniscus? Please help

Either. It could be either of the 2 and some more possibilities, like early arthritis, loose body, or referred pain from a back/hip lesion. I think you need to go to your orthopod and get it investigated/treated. In the meantime, take some nsaids, rest your knee and use a cane or crutches if you have them and know how to use them, to minimize taking through that side. Good luck. Read more...

What are the symptoms of a meniscus tear? What does it mean when a MRI says a displacement at the meniscus root? Does that cause a knee to lock?

Knee Pain&Swelling. Both anterior and posterior meniscal roots are the sites where the knee meniscus attaches to the tibial plateau (tibial bone). A tear tend to cause knee pain and swelling of the knee, especially in acute injuries. Displaced tears can cause mechanical symptoms such as clicking or joint locking during motion of the knee joint. Sometimes, there is an associated sensation of the knee giving away. Read more...
Giving way. Meniscal tears usually cause mechanical instability. The primary symptom is buckling or giving out. A displaced meniscus can cause the knee to lock. The meniscal root is where it attaches either in the front or back of the knee. Depending on your age it can be repaired or removed but is almost always a surgical treatment. See a good orthopedic surgeon. Read more...

What could be wrong with my knee when the MRI says that I have a displaced meniscus root? No arthrtis shown please help displacement must mean tear?

Tear of meniscus. This is a type of tear of the medial meniscus it happens to be at the back of the meniscus where it attaches to the tibia reattachment is possible but difficult sometimes it is best to resect the torn portion of the meniscus. Read more...
Yes. Displaced meniscal root = tear of the meniscal root coronary ligaments which results in abnormal mobility of the meniscus, which can predispose to knee "locking" when the mobile root "flips" into the wrong place. Read more...