A horizontal cleavage tear is a degenerative tear of a meniscus, extending into the meniscus substance, and cleaving it horizontally into two parts, like a clam.
A meniscus tear that is sometimes missed by the surgeon.
How the surgeon decides on management.
A horizontal meniscus tear can 'blow out' into a cyst.
Illustrations of the types of tear one might see in the meniscus.
An overview of knee meniscus problems.