CMB152 Module 1 Assignment
Review the following operative case for highlighted medical terms and provide the following for each of the 10 terms:
1. Define the medical term; is it an anatomy term? Or medical terminology term?
2. Does this term use a prefix? If so, please list.
3. Does this term use a suffix? If so, please list.
4. Does this term have a main term?
PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Right knee pain, rule out a meniscal tear
POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: 1. Primary degenerative joint disease, medial compartment, right knee 2. Degenerative medial meniscus tear, right knee
OPERATIONS: 1. Diagnostic arthroscopy, right knee 2. Partial medial meniscectomy, right knee
OPERATIVE INDICATIONS: This patient is a 67-year-old with right knee pain. He received minimal relief of his pain with corticosteroid injection. He is now brought for arthroscopic evaluation.
OPERATIVE FINDINGS: The patient has a degenerative tear involving the posterior horn of the medial meniscus. There was an area of grade IV chondral changes involving the medial tibial plateau adjacent to the meniscal tear. There were also extensive areas of grade IV chondromalacia involving the medial femoral condyle. The ACL was intact. The lateral compartment was actually without significant abnormality. There was grade II chondromalacia involving the trochlea