medial meniscus


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me·di·al me·nis·cus

[TA]
crescentic intraarticular cartilage of the knee joint attached to the medial border of the upper articular surface of the tibia occupying the space surrounding the contacting surfaces of the femur and tibia.

medial meniscus

A crescent-shaped fibrocartilaginous disc attached to the medial condyle of the superior articular surface of the tibia.

me·di·al me·nis·cus

(mē'dē-ăl mĕ-nis'kŭs) [TA]
Attached to the medial border of the upper articular surface of the tibia.
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Strahm injures ACL, medial meniscus in all-star game
But a recent MRI scan showed he was again suffering from a torn medial meniscus and, when under the knife, surgeons discovered his ligament was rolled back towards the rear of his knee joint.
The medial collateral ligament (MCL) and medial meniscus are sometimes torn at the same time - this is known as the 'unhappy triad'.
An end-of-season MRI scan showed the Dutch international had torn his medial meniscus, as he did in January, and having a similar procedure twice in six months to try and remedy the issue has left Vlaar facing an extended spell on the sidelines.
Vlaar, who has recovered from a knee operation after tearing his medial meniscus, turned down a new deal with Villa after spending three seasons at the club, where he was captain.
The medial meniscus is "C" shaped and covers about 65% of the medial plateau.
The team said Martinez tore the medial meniscus in his knee and is scheduled for surgery Tuesday with Dr.
Due to pain location, SOMTP may be confused with osteochondritis dissecans, medial meniscus pathologies and pes anserine bursitis.
Announcing that Gul will be heading to Australia for undergoing an operation next month, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) release said that Gul had complained of right knee pain during the South Africa tour, following which a MRI scan confirmed damage to his medial meniscus and bone of right knee.
The European champions announced Romeu was expected to be out for six months after undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery and medial meniscus repair on Monday, on the knee he injured in Saturday's Barclays Premier League win at Sunderland.
The European champions announced Romeu was expected to be out for six months after undergoing anterior cruciate reconstruction surgery and medial meniscus repair on Monday on the knee he injured in Saturday's Premier League win at Sunderland.
MR images (Figs 3 - 6) show a degenerative medial meniscus tear with joint fluid and established osteoarthritic change.

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