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Middle aged female with unilateral (Right) knee and leg pain.

Is surgery a better option considering the patient cannot be managed conservatively? Chief Complaints 50 years old female with pain in right knee and anterior leg since 2 years. Swelling over anterior aspect of right leg, non-pitting, firm, some tenderness. History Homemaker, No H/o HTN DMT2 Trauma. Known case of GERD, symptoms controlled on Pantoprazole. Multiple NSAID intolerance. Symptoms controlled on nimesulide occasionally. Vitals Vitals are WNL Physical Examination No clicks or crepitus. Drawer signs WNL. Pain on weight bearing. Investigations MRI attached. CBC, calcium, thyroid function WNL

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MRI report r suggestive of degenerative changes in knee joint. clinical examination of knee joint should be very painful and restrictive movements. there is no place for conservative management in this case. waiting for surgery would make into grade three both meniscal tear. arthroscopic surgery is indicated.

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Try physiotherapy for one month Quadriceps and hamstring strengthening

MRI report r suggestive of degenerative changes in knee joint. clinical examination of knee joint should be very painful and restrictive movements. there is no place for conservative management in this case. waiting for surgery would make into grade three both meniscal tear. arthroscopic surgery is indicated.

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