What does medial meniscus with extrusion mean? It also says rupture of the posterior root is this a tear?

Extrusion. Meniscal extrusion refers to cartilage extending beyond the tibial margin. Basically, a piece of cartilage is where it shouldn't be.

This can result from several pathologies, such as:

--presence of development of cartilage disruption and osteoarthritis

or, in your case:

--meniscal tears: can occur with many tears, but especially root tears

Time to see an orthopedic physician.

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