KNEE MENISCAL FLAP, OBLIQUE, PARROT BEAK TEAR
Knee Meniscal Meniscus Flap, Oblique, Parrot Beak Tear patient education software
Two elements must be present in most meniscal lesion: first, attrition of the cartilage: and second, trauma to propagate the defect. Menisci become progressively more stiff as their fibro-cartilage matrix changes with the normal processes of aging. As they become stiffer and less resilient, they are more susceptible to tears, which are often referred to as horizontal cleavage tears. Nevertheless, even in the young individual twisting injuries, particularly under compression, cause mid-substance tears of a horizontal, radial (vertical), or longitudinal variety. The medial edges of these tears may patient education software . These injuries are referred to as bucket handle tears. Alternatively, small tags, from the anterior or posterior horn may ultimately become symptomatic. These injuries are called pedunculated (tag) tears or patient education software.