Meniscal maceration

Last revised by Yahya Baba on 24 Dec 2022

Meniscal maceration is a finding sometimes used on MRI imaging to describe the wasting away of the meniscus or cause it to become soft or separated into constituent elements. It is often used with chronic degenerative conditions although some authors also propose this term in the setting of a tear (macerated tear2. On imaging, it is often seen as a meniscal loss with the destruction of expected architecture.

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