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Figure 1 is a side view of the knee that shows the normal location of the outside, or lateral, meniscus. Figure 2 is a similar view that shows a piece of meniscus that has been torn and moved.
Last Revised: November 29, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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