The pathology of the degenerate meniscus lesion.

@article{Noble1975ThePO,
  title={The pathology of the degenerate meniscus lesion.},
  author={Jim. Noble and David Lawrence Hamblen},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1975},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={
          180-6
        }
}
The incidence of horizontal cleavage lesions of the menisci was studied in 100 random necropsy examinations. Sixty per cent of subjects had at least one such tear, the incidence being 29 per cent out of the 400 menisci. Eighty-five per cent of the subjects showed changes of osteoarthritis in the patello-femoral or tibio-femoral joint compartments. The coincidence of horizontal cleavage lesion and osteoarthritis was frequent. Horizontal cleavage lesions were commoner in medial or larger menisci… CONTINUE READING
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