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abz123 05-04-2012 07:19 AM

Parameniscal Cyst
Hi everyone,

I'm new to this forum and this is my first post. I had a mri scan of my knee a few days ago and got to know I had a parameniscal cyst. There is however no meniscal tear or any other ligament or muscle tear. I always had pain and swelling on the lateral side of my knee after I played sports or went through any physical exercise but otherwise it appears to be fine. Would I have to undergo surgery to remove this? Is there any alternative to surgery? How long would it take to heal?

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