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Discomfort, limp in knee after straining. MENISCAL TEAR?

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I am looking for an orthopedic doctor/radiologist that can read my MRI results and tell me the results. I strained my knee snowboarding 10 days ago. I felt a pop but had no pain and no swelling at all. I have been limping around for the last week and a half and I feel like it is getting better each day, but I am not sure if I tore anything. My general physician believes I tore my meniscus, so he had me take an MRI. I have the results back, but do not want to wait several days to find out what they mean. A second opinion will be best going into this.

- no pain
- no swelling
- little discomfort when I straighten completely
- can bend to my thighs easily

I can walk around with a slight limp, mainly the knee just feels weak especially when I try and walk on it with my leg straight.

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Thank you for your query at
I understand your concern.
I request you to upload the images in a word or pdf format.
The files you have sent can't be opened by the doctor.
Once you do, he will get back to you.
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I uploaded them to the word document like you requested. The pics may not me in the same order as a MRI reading program but I tried to keep them together. Please let me know if there is anything else you need.

Thanks for the reference.
I have gone through the images you have sent me , but I am afraid to give a complete confident diagnosis they are far from complete.
To evaluate the knee for meniscal injury as clinically suspected by yr physician , we need the entire stack & series of the MRI images of the knees in 3 planes coronal, sagital & axial in minimum three sequences T1 , T2, Flair with specialized fat suppression images of the meniscus areas ... This would mean on an average about minimum 300 images in total.
I suggest either you send me this stack of images along with the typed report ,detailing the technique & the imaging protocol along with provisional diagnosis provided , ONLY then I think I will be able to do justice to reporting this study ...
Present set of images show a few suspicious areas in both menisci .
If possible you can share your dropbox account user name password, or suggest ways of viewing the main files. What you shared initially can't be opened through any program.


Dr. Mukesh Tiwari
Category: Spine Surgeon
Fellowship - Khandaka Hospital, Jaipur
Residency - MS, Rabindranath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur, 2000
Medical School, Internship - MBBS, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, 1995
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