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Meniscus (anatomy) - Wikipedia

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In anatomy, a meniscus is a crescent-shaped fibrocartilaginous structure that, in contrast to an articular disk, only partly divides a joint cavity. In humans they are ...

Meniscus Tear Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments - WebMD

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Nov 18, 2015 ... Like a lot of knee injuries, a meniscus tear can be painful and debilitating. Unfortunately, it's quite common. In fact, a meniscal tear is one of the ...

Meniscus Tears-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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Information on meniscus tears is also available in Spanish: Desgarros de los meniscusDesgarros ... Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries .

Overview - Torn meniscus - Mayo Clinic

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Jan 12, 2017 ... A torn meniscus is one of the most common knee injuries. Any activity that causes you to forcefully twist or rotate your knee, especially when ...

Torn Meniscus: Treatment & Recovery Time for a Meniscus Tear

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Read about meniscus tear surgery and recovery time and other forms of treatment. Symptoms of a torn meniscus include popping, clicking, and joint pain.

Torn Meniscus Symptoms, Treatment, Causes - Introduction to the ...

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The medial and lateral meniscus are two thicker wedge-shaped pads of cartilage attached to top of the tibia (shin bone), called the tibial plateau. Each meniscus ...

Torn Meniscus Symptoms, Treatment, Causes - What is the ...

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The treatment of a meniscus tear depends on its severity, location, and underlying disease within the knee joint. Patient circumstances also may affect the ...

Meniscus Injuries - The Steadman Clinic

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The medial meniscus and lateral meniscus are specialized structures within the knee. These crescent-shaped shock absorbers between the tibia and femur ...

Meniscus Tear of the Knee: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

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Nov 2, 2015 ... The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that provides a cushion between your thighbone (femur) and shinbone (tibia). There are two menisci in ...