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MRI tear in posterior medial meniscus
I had a knee injury 7 weeks back, was hospitalized...Doctor said knee lock and advised MRI immediately... MRI findings are ACL and PCL appear mildly bulky with increased T2 signal and maintained continuity s/0 sprain, horizontal tear noted in posterior horn of medial meniscus. lat. meniscus normal. Still have pain. Is surgery absolutely necessary?
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If u wish First u go by physio treatment for one and half months... If physiotherapy wil b failed to reconstruct then u go for surgery. Might b physio wil help u follow his/her guide lines.
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consult to ortho and physio...
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Yes..go ahead with diagnostic arthroscopy first and in the same sitting therapeutic procedures will be done. Meniscus repair or meniscectomy depending on the site of tear. ACL and PCL status can be checked the same time.
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Share MRI films and reports .
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see an arthroscopy orthopaedic surgeon
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