Arthroscopic treatment of cysts of the lateral meniscus.

  title={Arthroscopic treatment of cysts of the lateral meniscus.},
  author={Malcolm M. S. Glasgow and Paul W Allen and Charles Blakeway},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={75 2},
We have treated 69 patients with 72 cystic lateral menisci by arthroscopic surgery. Meniscal tears were observed in all cases, and 69 of these had a horizontal cleavage component. Three types of tear were identified and may be progressive. Treatment was by arthroscopic resection of the meniscal tear, and decompression of the cyst through the substance of the meniscus. After a mean follow-up of 34 months the results were good or excellent in 64 knees (89%) and there were few complications. We… CONTINUE READING
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