MRI images of torn meniscus

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho. All rights reserved.

Figure 1 is a side view of the knee that shows the normal location of the outside, or lateral, meniscus. Figure 2 is a similar view that shows a piece of meniscus that has been torn and moved.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology

Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

Current as of: September 9, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology