ACL complete full thickness tear

Case contributed by Dr Hani Al Salam

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Twisting injury

Modality: MRI

Nonvisualization of the ACL fibers indicative of complete tear. Posterior horn medial meniscus tear is seen as well.

Case Discussion

MRI of the knee joint demonstrates  non-identification of the normal expected ACL fibers in keeping with complete full thickness tear. Associated torn posterior horn medial meniscus.

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Case Information

rID: 12175
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Tags: acl, meniscus
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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