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I had a MRI of my left knee and the results was this, what

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Customer: ***** ***** , I had a MRI of my left knee and the results was this , what does it mean.. 1. Mild tricompartmental chronic degenerative changes.2. Large enthesophyte originating off of the lateral femoral condyle immediately adjacent to the origin of the lateral collateral ligament.3. Intact menisci, ligaments, and tendons.4. Small joint effusion.
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Customer: been having pain on my left knee i know i have arthritis but they did a mri and i goth these results 1. Mild tricompartmental chronic degenerative changes.2. Large enthesophyte originating off of the lateral femoral condyle immediately adjacent to the origin of the lateral collateral ligament.3. Intact menisci, ligaments, and tendons.4. Small joint effusion.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
1. Mild tricompartmental chronic degenerative changes
2. Large enthesophyte originating off of the lateral femoral condyle immediately adjacent to the origin of the lateral collateral ligament.
3. Intact menisci, ligaments, and tendons.
4. Small joint effusion.
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 1 year ago.

Hello

These are findings typical of arthritis of the knee.

Degenerative chang

This means of cartilage. The bone spur is there on the outside ...lateral.

The ligaments are intact. as is the outside cartilage.

OK, so that is an initial answer….

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