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What does truncation of the apical free margin of the lateral meniscal body mean? This MRI was done after having surgery.
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Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Post op changes
The radiologist is describing the part of your lateral meniscus (cartilage pad in the middle of your knee on the outside half of the joint) that looks different than it usually does, like it was cut or shaved down or there was a torn rim of the cartilage that was removed.
Your ortho surgeon should be able to confirm that is what he did in the surgery.

In brief: Post op changes
The radiologist is describing the part of your lateral meniscus (cartilage pad in the middle of your knee on the outside half of the joint) that looks different than it usually does, like it was cut or shaved down or there was a torn rim of the cartilage that was removed.
Your ortho surgeon should be able to confirm that is what he did in the surgery.
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
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Dr. Robert Lupo
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Means menisectomy
Thats what it looks like after surgery.

In brief: Means menisectomy
Thats what it looks like after surgery.
Dr. Robert Lupo
Dr. Robert Lupo
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