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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 761726, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/761726
Case Report

Meniscal Regeneration: A Cause of Persisting Pain following Total Knee Arthroplasty

1Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, North Middlesex University Hospital, Sterling Way, London N18 1QX, UK
2Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery and North London Sports Orthopaedics, North Middlesex University Hospital, Sterling Way, London N18 1QX, UK

Received 18 May 2011; Revised 22 July 2011; Accepted 22 July 2011

Academic Editor: Edward V. Craig

Copyright © 2011 Hosam E. Matar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Many patients have persisting knee pain following total knee arthroplasty. We report the unusual case of a patient whose chronic lateral and medial knee pain were caused by entrapped regenerated meniscal tissue. This was diagnosed and successfully treated by arthroscopic debridement.