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Bilateral discoid medial menisci accompanied by distal arthrogryposis: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16983564     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Discoid meniscus shows a propensity for the lateral side, and bilateral discoid medial meniscus is extremely rare. The present patient had a history of windblown hand and clubfoot, and bilateral discoid medial meniscus was associated with distal arthrogryposis. There has been no previous case report about the coexistence of meniscal abnormalities and distal arthrogryposis. While the association between distal arthrogryposis and meniscal abnormalities is unknown, it is interesting that discoid medial meniscus (a rare meniscus abnormality) occurred in the presence of arthrogryposis. We performed bilateral arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (reshaping) to treat discoid meniscus in this case, and the patient used outer wedge arch supports postoperatively. Neither relapse of meniscal symptoms nor arthrosis has occurred postoperatively in this patient, but long-term follow-up is considered to be necessary.
Takeshi Komatsu; Yusuke Hashimoto; Hideki Sakanaka; Hiroyuki Gotani; Yoshiki Yamano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-09-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0942-2056     ISO Abbreviation:  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-03     Completed Date:  2007-06-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9314730     Medline TA:  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  424-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Trauma and Microsurgery Center, Seikeikai Hospital, 4-2-10 Koryonakamachi, Sakai-ku, 590-0024, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis
Arthrogryposis / diagnosis*,  surgery
Menisci, Tibial / abnormalities*,  surgery

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