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Knee Injury Cartilage Evaluation
- Knee bruise
- Decreased range of motion
- Knee swelling
- Difficulty walking
- Numbness in the leg below the knee
- Tenderness along the joint line of the knee
Tests may be necessary to exclude other serious injuries, such as a knee dislocation or knee fracture.
Tests that may be used to evaluate a meniscus knee injury include:
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PubMed Knee Injury Cartilage References
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- Boutin RD, Fritz RC. MRI of snow skiing and snowboarding injuries. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2005 Dec;9(4):360-78. 
- Choi NH, Son KM, Victoroff BN. Arthroscopic all-inside repair for a tear of posterior root of the medial meniscus: a technical note. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2008 Jul 17. 
- Rodkey WG, DeHaven KE, Montgomery WH 3rd, Baker CL Jr, Beck CL Jr, Hormel SE, Steadman JR, Cole BJ, Briggs KK. Comparison of the collagen meniscus implant with partial meniscectomy. A prospective randomized trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Jul;90(7):1413-26.