NC93.3Y/S83.2 Other specified tear of meniscus, current



Other specified tear of meniscus is usually caused by a traumatic event, such as a fall or a sports-related injury. It can also be caused by wear and tear over time.


Diagnosis of Other specified tear of meniscus is typically made through physical examination, imaging, such as MRI or X-ray, and arthroscopy.

Differential diagnosis

Other conditions that may need to be ruled out include: meniscal cyst, ligamentous tear, articular cartilage damage, and osteoarthritis.


Treatment for Other specified tear of meniscus depends on the severity of the injury, but can include rest, physical therapy, medication, and/or surgery.


The prognosis for Other specified tear of meniscus is dependent on the severity and extent of the injury, but most patients can expect to make a full recovery with appropriate treatment.

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