Surgery?

Patient

Q: I recently injured my knee and had to have an MRI. My results show: 1. Focal grade 3 articular cartilage degeneration if the weight-bearing lateral femoral condyle and opposing tibial plateau. 2. Lateral meniscal tear versus partial lateral meniscectomy. 3. Ruptured bakers cyst.

I do not have an appointment with an orthopedic specialist for over a month. I was just wondering what to expect? Will I need surgery? If so, how extensive of a surgery?

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