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Radial Tear

Radial Tear

Radial (Parrot beak) type tear at the junction of the body and anterior horn of the lateral meniscus. Bone marrow bruising in the lateral femoral condyle and a joint effusion are also evident.

Sagittal T2* image:

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A second example of a radial tear in the anterior horn of the lateral meniscus is shown in the following coronal spin density and STIR images. Again there is bone bruising in the lateral femoral condyle:

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