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Meniscus tears

  • Alternative Names

    Tear - meniscus; Knee injury - meniscus; Knee cartilage tear


    Symptoms
    • A "pop" may be felt at the time of injury
    • Knee joint pain when walking
    • Knee pain in the space between the bones; gets worse when gentle pressure is applied to the joint
    • Locking of the knee joint
    • Recurrent knee-catching
    • Difficulty squatting down
    • Swelling in the knee joint