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Teen Athlete Continues Active Lifestyle Thanks to Tissue Transplant

Seventeen year old Chance Murski  from Richmond, Texas, was born with a discoid meniscus. Sometimes called, Knee-Popping Syndrome, a discoid meniscus is an abnormally shaped meniscus within the knee joint. This can cause a popping sensation with pain over the outside part of the knee joint. Many people live normal, active lives with a discoid meniscus--even high performance athletes. Unfortunately, this was not the case with Chance. Whenever he bent his right knee, a “pop” could be heard. He had his first surgery at the age of five. At that time, the surgeon told Chance’s parents that he would have to …