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Can symptoms of meniscus tear be confused with knee arthritis?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Imaging

Many physical symptoms of meniscal tears and arthritis are similar. The best way to know for sure is with an mri.
While an x-ray can show narrowing of a joint space that would indicate arthritis, a MRI would be a sure way to rule out a meniscal tear.

In brief: Imaging

Many physical symptoms of meniscal tears and arthritis are similar. The best way to know for sure is with an mri.
While an x-ray can show narrowing of a joint space that would indicate arthritis, a MRI would be a sure way to rule out a meniscal tear.
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