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.
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medial meniscus

A crescent-shaped fibrocartilaginous disc attached to the medial condyle of the superior articular surface of the tibia.
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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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From age 20 to 40, knee injuries are usually a torn medial meniscus. These usually require arthroscopic surgery, and patients typically return to their previous level of function.
The E-Painters were forced to make the switch after Bowles suffered a medial meniscus tear and small medial collateral ligament tear in their 86-84 win over Alaska last Saturday.
Bowles was diagnosed with a medial meniscus tear and small medial collateral ligament tear after his left knee collided with the Aces' Jeron Teng during the game held at the Mall of Asia Arena.
MRI findings of the patients Knee joint pathology Parameter (n=102) Medial femoral condyle contusion (n, %) 52 (51.0) Lateral femoral condyle contusion (n, %) 46 (45.1) Medial tibial plateau contusion (n, %) 65 (63.7) Lateral tibial plateau contusion (n, %) 54 (52.9) Medial meniscus injury (n, %) 87 (85.3) Lateral meniscus injury (n, %) 41 (40.2) Anterior cruciate ligament injury (n, %) 46 (45.1) Posterior cruciate ligament injury (n, %) 9 (8.8) Synovial fluid (n, %) 93 (91.2) Medial collateral ligament injury (n, %) 7 (6.9) Lateral collateral ligament injury (n, %) 9 (8.8) Baker's cyst 14 (13.7) Osteoarthritis (n, %) 13 (12.7) MRI: magnetic resonance imaging Table 3.
Summary: Barcelona [Spain], May 10 (ANI): Barcelona's striker Luis Suarez will be out of action for at least 4 to 6 weeks after going through an arthroscopic knee surgery on a medial meniscus, FC Barcelona revealed on Thursday.
'Luis Suarez has a medial meniscus injury in his right knee and has been operated on by Dr (Ramon) Cugat, undergoing arthroscopic surgery under the supervision of the club's medical staff,' a club statement https://www.fcbarcelona.com/en/football/first-team/news/1213576/luis-suarez-out-for-4-6-weeks# read.
BARCELONA striker Luis Suarez's season appears to be over after undergoing surgery on a medial meniscus injury in his right knee.
John Galey diagnosed Starnes with arthritis and a medial meniscus tear in the right knee.
Goalkeeper Oduor has a partial tear of post horn of medial meniscus with sprained medial collateral ligament.
The knee MR images were examined in terms of the BC volume, joint effusion level, medial plica presence, cartilage degeneration in the medial femoral condyle (MFC), medial tibial condyle (MTC), lateral femoral condyle (LFC), and lateral tibial condyle (LTC), and rupture presence in the medial meniscus anterior horn (MMAH), medial meniscus posterior horn (MMPH), lateral meniscus anterior horn (LMAH), and lateral meniscus posterior horn (LMPB).
Research has shown that meniscal tears occur more frequently in the medial meniscus than in the lateral meniscus (9).

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