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Diagnosis:

Medial Meniscus Root Tear

Findings:

Coronal proton density image demonstrates a tear of the root of the medial meniscus. Sagittal image confirms heterogenous appearance of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus near its attachment on the tibia.

Diff Dx:

Healed tear or scar may have similar appearance and would be difficult to differentiate from acute tear by imaging alone.