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Medial and lateral discoid menisci: a case report

Sung-Jae Kim1 and Andri MT Lubis2*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 250-Seongsanno, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120752, South Korea

2 Division of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia, Salemba Raya 6, Jakarta 10430, Indonesia

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Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2010, 2:21  doi:10.1186/1758-2555-2-21

Published: 23 August 2010

Abstract

Discoid menisci on both medial and lateral tibial plateau are very rare abnormalities. We report a 44-year-old woman with bilateral medial and lateral discoid menisci. She also had anomalous insertion of discoid medial meniscus to anterior cruciate ligament, and pathologic medial patellar plica on the right knee. Meniscectomies has been performed for her torn discoid menisci with satisfactory result on the latest follow-up.