lateral meniscus


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lat·er·al me·nis·cus

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

lat·er·al me·nis·cus

(lat'ĕr-ăl mĕ-nis'kŭs) [TA]
Crescentic intraarticular cartilage of the knee joint attached to the lateral border of the upper articular surface of the tibia, occupying the space surrounding the contacting surfaces of the femur and tibia.

lateral meniscus

A circular, somewhat moveable plate of fibrocartilage lying horizontally in the articular surface of the lateral condyle of the tibia inside the knee joint. The meniscus cushions and deepens the articular face of the tibia.
See: knee for illus.
See also: meniscus
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A) Tibiotarsus, (B) tarsometatarsus, (i) Long digital extensor tendon, (ii) lateral meniscus, (iii) anular tibial ligament, (iv) cranial tibial muscle, (v) superficial peroneal muscle, (vi) insertion of the cranial tibial muscle, (vii) medial tibial condyle, (viii) lateral tibial condyle.
The posterior root of the medial meniscus and anterior root of the lateral meniscus appear either hyperintense, or with alternating striations of hyper- and hypointensity.
When the position of tibial tunnel in the sagittal plane was determined relative to the anterior horn of the lateral meniscus, the average value of the sagittal tibial index was 37% [+ or -] 5.2% [25].
We present a patient with a lateral meniscus tear, medial femoral condyle chondral defect, and ACL tear that MRI was unable to detect due to metallic artifact image distortion from a patellofemoral arthroplasty.
Classification of Injuries Classification of Injuries Adductor muscle injuries Quadriceps muscle injuries Hamstring muscle injuries Knee injuries (ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL, medial meniscus, lateral meniscus, non-ligamentous-non meniscus) Ankle injuries (ligamentous, non-ligamentous) Risk of major and minor knee non-ligamententous non-meniscus injuries was higher among players with hyper lordosis of lumbar sagittal curve, RR (CI 95%): 26.111 (1.771-384.921).
Morphological variants of lateral meniscus of the knee: a cadaveric study in South Indian human fetuses.
The most common site of tear on MRI as well as arthroscopy was body of lateral meniscus.
Unlike posterior root tears of the medial meniscus which generally occur as a consequence of meniscal tissue degeneration and increased compartmental load, posterior lateral meniscus root tears (PLMRTs) usually occur following traumatic rotational distortion of the knee and are commonly associated with an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear [1-5].
An in-patient magnetic resonance imaging study found a bucket handle tear of the lateral meniscus and medial collateral ligament (MCL) and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears (Figure 3).
When managing the isolated anterior horn horizontal tear of the lateral meniscus and accompanied anterolateral parameniscal cyst under arthroscopy, the resection of the superior leaf is easy; however, the resection of the inferior leaf, which is more commonly found unstable [9, 10], is much more challenging [11].
Tampa Bay Lighting captain Steven Stamkos will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus, according to multiple reports.

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