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Lateral Meniscus Syndrome:

Although less common than injury to the medial meniscus, injuries to the lateral meniscus remain a common clinical problem. The lateral meniscus is structural different to the medial counterpart. The structure tends to be thicker at its periphery and cover a greater area of the tibial plateaux. Crucially, it is significantly more mobile and able to move with the femur during rotational movements and avoid injury. In rare cases there may be a congenital abnormality of the lateral meniscus called a discoid meniscus. In these cases the meniscus is much larger and thicker than normal, covering the majority of the lateral tibial plateaux. These menisci are particularly prone to injury...

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