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Synonyms for meniscus

(anatomy) a disk of cartilage that serves as a cushion between the ends of bones that meet at a joint

(optics) a lens that is concave on one side and convex on the other

(physics) the curved upper surface of a nonturbulent liquid in a vertical tube

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To diagnose a meniscus tear, a doctor will give you a thorough exam and would want to hear details about how you got your injury.
Charles, Missouri, has been battling on despite having the medial meniscus tear for several months.
He missed a full season, returned to play in 10 games, then suffered a season-ending meniscus tear.
"The immediate next step is to test this system in a large animal model to see if it can repair a meniscus tear," Mauck said.
These biodegradable gelatin hydrogels incorporating FGF2, on the one hand, may recruit endogenous stem cells to the meniscus tear; on the other hand, GHs incorporating FGF-2 can strongly enhance proliferation and inhibit the death of meniscal cells.
The sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of identifying medial meniscus tear by MRI in our study were 92.3%, 90.9% and 91.4% respectively.
Future of 34 menisectomies after bucket handle meniscus tear: a retrospective study with a follow-up over 22 years.
After describing symptoms and medical history, your doctor will review your knee joint checking line level sensitivity that is located meniscus, as such can identify a meniscus tear.
Keywords: Kabaddi, knee injuries, ACL Tear, Meniscus Tear, Sports-Related Injuries
Patients with radiographically evident arthritic changes, other concomitant injuries (e.g., medial collateral ligament rupture, medial meniscus tear), and old ACL tear and laxity (absence of acute injury) were excluded.
[3] reported a relatively low incidence of isolated anterior horn among a total of 499 cases of meniscus tear. Despite the rarity of an isolated anterior horn tear, the biomechanical studies of the knee showed the torn meniscus could affect the transmission of load, stability, lubrication, and cartilage nutrition [4-6].
20 (BNA): Bahrain's national football team fullback Abdulla Al Hazaa recently underwent a knee meniscus tear injury at the Bahrain Olympic Committee's National Sports Medicine Centre in Isa Town.
He had a slight meniscus tear and got an operation done mid-January so he was a little bit late coming into pre-season.
The history of an injury and the typical findings on exam raise suspicion for a meniscus tear; MRI can confirm the diagnosis.
A 39-year-old gentleman presented to us in clinic with a primary complaint of right knee pain for 3 years, on a background history of previous right medial meniscus tear 3 years priorly.