Anterior tibial translocation sign

The anterior tibial translocation sign or anterior drawer sign (also known as anterior translation of tibia) is seen in cases of complete rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament, and refers to anterior translocation (anterior tibial subluxation) of the tibia relative to the femur of more than 7 mm 1

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rID: 12491
System: Musculoskeletal
Section: Signs
Tags: knee, stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Anterior translation of tibia
  • Anterior subluxation of the tibia
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    Case 1: with complete ACL tear
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    Case 2: ACL tear
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