What is it about?

This article discusses the relationship between medial meniscus extrusion (MME) and various knee joint pathologies, ligament injuries, and osteoarthritis. It challenges the conventional 3mm threshold for significant MME and suggests lower values may be more appropriate, based on correlations with knee stabilizers and other factors.

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Understanding the relationship between medial meniscus extrusion (MME) and knee joint health is vital for accurate diagnosis, injury prevention, and informed surgical and rehabilitation decisions. It impacts patient care and can lead to better outcomes for individuals with knee joint issues.

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This page is a summary of: Relationship between medial meniscus extrusion and damage to medial stabilizers: Should extrusion be considered significant only when more than 3 mm?, The Knee, October 2023, Elsevier BV, DOI: 10.1016/j.knee.2023.08.015.
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