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Asymptomatic meniscal tears are as common as symptomatic ones

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7394.0/g (Published 19 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:g

Question What is the significance of finding meniscal tears in the evaluation of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee?

Synopsis The authors recruited 154 patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis and 49 asymptomatic, age matched control patients. All had weight-bearing plain x ray films and magnetic resonance imaging. Those with …

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