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Normal Anatomy of Lateral meniscus in MRI

On sagittal images the posterior horn is higher in position than the anterior horn.
Both horns are about the same size.

 The lateral meniscus posteriorly comes up higher over the tibial spine to insert near the posterior cruciate ligament.
This upward position of the posterior horn may be the reason for the higher signal intensity of the posterior horn in all planes due to magic angle effect.
Lateral meniscus: posterior horn and posterior meniscal root.