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Varus thrust

A varus thrust is when the knee joint thrusts to the outer aspect with each step, as weight is taken on that leg.

It is abnormal, and is usually due to disruption of the structures on the outer aspect of the knee in the region known as the 'posterolateral corner'.

Structural and functional consequences of meniscectomy

23 Sep, 2013

Although a patient may feel relief after a meniscectomy, there is invariably an effect on the joint which in the longer term may lead to joint surface damage and structural changes.


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