Menisci are semilunar fibrocartilaginous structures located between the femoral condyles and tibial plateaus:
Medial meniscus is U shaped.
Lateral meniscus is C shaped.
Patients may be asymptomatic.
Signs and symptoms (in absence of trauma):
Decreased knee extension
Palpable click near com...
Asymptomatic discoid meniscus needs no treatmen...
Isolated atraumatic lateral meniscal tear in a child <10 yr of age should raise suspicion of a discoid meniscus.
Horizontal tear is the most common tear pattern associated with a dis...
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