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Done knee joint arthroscopic surgery, diagnosis card shows injury in ACL, MM. What does it indicate?

Hi, I im jayanga from sri Lanka.Yesterday i was discharge from the hospital after knee joint arthroscopic surgery in my right knee. my diagnosis card indicates 25% injury in ACL (PL bandle 25% injury) and MM (Flap lesion ). as I am a badminton player, I am so worried to wait another 2 weeks for clinics to meet my doctor to know my knee condition. please kindly explain about my knee condition.
Asked On : Mon, 24 Sep 2012
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your anterior cruciate ligament was considered to be 25% damaged. It implies that this is to the posterior attachment area)
your medial meniscus (a cartilage) was considered to be 25% damaged.

A ligament is a bundle of fibers together like a rope, and the 25% implies that this amount has be "frayed" either around the edge or in one area.
the flap lesion simply implies that your medial meniscus is torn about 25%; with the "flap lesion" being a common "type" of tear. others include "parrot beak tears" and so on....
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