Medial meniscus

What is Medial meniscus?

The medial meniscus is a fibrocartilage semicircular band that spans the knee joint medially, located between the medial condyle of the femur and the medial condyle of the tibia. The medial meniscus separates the tibia and femur to decrease the contact area between the bones, and serves as a shock absorber reducing the peak contact force experienced. It also reduces friction between the two bones.

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Oblique tear of the body of the medial meniscus. where in the knee is this. show pictures if possible please. MRI report also says, Mucoid...

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Chronic degenerative changes in the knee leading to cartilage damage

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Hi just want to know what you think about this 2 MRI one before ops and the second after the ops

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Findings suggests degenrative changes in knee joint.

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I recently had an MRI of my Left Knee. The results were as follows
1. Tears of the posterior horn and body of the medial meniscus.
2. Promient...

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Medial meniscus tear may need a repair.

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You have knee ligament sprain and...

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extensive complex tear of the medial meniscus involving the posterior horn and body with partial extrusion of the body.small peripheral horizontal...

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Hi i have a root tear of the attachment of posterior horn of medial meniscus Also moderater knee joint effusion and small osteophytes along femoro...

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Mri of left knee demonstrates intrasubstance degeneration of the medial meniscus a superimposed complex tear involving the posterior horn and body...

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I had MRI on knee and it came back with lateral meniscus tears and medial meniscus tears.Also signs of mild to moderate irregular degenerative...

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My right ankle swells throughout the day. I have some sudden pains occasionally in my Achilles which makes me stumble. The swelling goes down...

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what is the best way to treat a longitudinal horizontal cleavage tear of the body and posterior horn of the medial meniscus . Associated...

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Hi, I have been having knee pain with minor swelling near my medial meniscus/ patella . I can feel a few bumps in there that are sore. What could...

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