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Bilateral incomplete discoid lateral meniscus in a 14 weeks fetus: a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  21655670     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Discoid lateral meniscus is a rare condition that unilateral is more common than bilateral, here we report a case of bilateral discoid lateral meniscus which was observed in the knee joints of a female fetal cadaver of 14 weeks gestation (92 mm crown-rump length). It was an incomplete type of discoid meniscus, occupying about three fourth of the tibial plateau area. The embryological basis of this anomaly is discussed with emphasize on its clinical implications. This finding support the opinion that discoid lateral meniscus as a true congenital malformation that is not found in normal development.
Authors:
B V Murlimanju; Narga Nair; Shakuntala R Pai; Mamatha Tonse; V Vinay Kumar
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Romanian journal of morphology and embryology = Revue roumaine de morphologie et embryologie     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1220-0522     ISO Abbreviation:  Rom J Morphol Embryol     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9112454     Medline TA:  Rom J Morphol Embryol     Country:  Romania    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  729-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anatomy, Manipal University, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India; flutesnowmm@gmail.com.
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