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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   sir my age is 24 and i met with an accident and a injury to me knee.. i have done the MRIscan the results is like this
knee joint spacing: mild to moderate joint effusion.
anterior cruciate ligament: mild substance near complete tear is noted.
and other are normal
the impression: 1) mid substance, near compleate acl tear.
2)small focal tear is seen involving the posterior horn.irregularity,fraying of margin of the meniscus is seen-suggestive of chronicity.
3)marrow contusion is seen involving the lateral femoral and tibial condyles
this is the report of mri so no the symptoms to me are i can walk properly but at some time i cant... no pain but for long walk it use to pain no swelling.... sir plz suggest me what to do..
User :   so what can i do...
User :   now..
Doctor :   It shall take me some time in going throught the History you shall need to be patient
User :   ?
Doctor :   When was this taken and What treatment has been initiated after that
User :   when can i call u?
User :   they said it takes time for cure..
User :   they have told to do exercise..
User :   to grow the mussels arround it..
Doctor :   yes there is a ligament involvement and also along with it
Doctor :   there is the menisceal tear hence it shall need a long time tyo heal rest will be the key to over come it
Doctor :   and make sure if there are any corrective Surgeries to be performed they shall need to be and after that you shall be fine
Doctor :   May take at least 6-10 months based on your improvement, the healing time.
Doctor :   Are you there ?

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