Case Report: Knee Pain Many Years After Arthroscopic Lateral Meniscectomy

A 58-year-old woman presents with left knee pain for several months. She had a left knee arthroscopic lateral meniscectomy 10 years ago. Bilateral knee anteroposterior radiograph (Figure 1) taken 5 years ago showed moderate lateral joint line osteoarthritis. Repeat anteroposterior radiograph (Figure 2) shows that her arthritis has progressed significantly in the lateral compartment of the left knee.

This case has ...