Aortic aneurysm

An aortic aneurysm is a general term for any swelling (dilation or aneurysm) of the aorta to greater than 1.5 times normal, usually representing an underlying weakness in the wall of the aorta at that location. While the stretched vessel may occasionally cause discomfort, a greater concern is the risk of rupture, which causes severe […]
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Meniscus lesion

Lesion Grade 0 Normal meniscus. Lesion Grade I One or more signal changes point without continuity with the articular surface. (degenerative) Lesion Grade II Linear signal change without extension to the articular surface.
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Patellar tendon rupture

Patellar tendon rupture is an rupture of the tendon that connects the patella to the tibia. The patellar tendon attaches to the tibial tubercle on the front of the tibia just below the front of the knee, and is connected to the bottom of the patella, above which are attached to the quadriceps tendon, followed […]
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