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Discoid medial meniscus: two cases of tears presenting as locked knee due to athletic trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6546646     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two patients with a rare, massive type of discoid medial meniscus have been described. Both presented with a locked knee due to athletic trauma in the third and fifth decade of life, respectively. Clinically, discoid meniscus has only nonspecific signs. The arthrogram has proved to be a helpful preoperative diagnostic tool. Definitive diagnosis and treatment can be made with arthroscopy.
Authors:
G Hermann; B L Berson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of sports medicine     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0363-5465     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Sports Med     Publication Date:    1984 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-04-12     Completed Date:  1984-04-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609541     Medline TA:  Am J Sports Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  74-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Arthroscopy
Athletic Injuries / physiopathology
Humans
Male
Menisci, Tibial / injuries*,  pathology
Middle Aged

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