Torn discoid lateral meniscus

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Pain laterally after twisting injury

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

The lateral meniscus is discoid i.e. lacks the normal "bow-tie" appearance of the meniscus with a radial tear at the junction of the anterior horn and body.

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Case information

rID: 17645
Published: 1st May 2012
Last edited: 7th Jan 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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