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Imaging of Meniscus Pathology

  • Nicole S. Belkin
  • Pramod B. Voleti
  • John D. KellyIV
  • Viviane Khoury
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Abstract

Meniscal pathology is one of the most common orthopedic diagnoses. Physical examination and basic radiographic evaluation play an important role in the evaluation of knee pain. The diagnosis of and characterization of meniscal tears and associated findings is conducted via the utilization of magnetic resonance imaging. This imaging technique enables a surgeon to associate a prognosis with the pathology and determine a treatment plan. In special circumstances, MR or CT arthrography can also serve as valuable diagnostic tools.

Keywords

Joint Space Narrowing Meniscal Tear Posterior Horn Magnetic Resonance Arthrography Meniscal Extrusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicole S. Belkin
    • 1
  • Pramod B. Voleti
    • 1
  • John D. KellyIV
    • 1
  • Viviane Khoury
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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