Combined injuries of knee joint

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Young male with trauma and knee instability

Patient Data:

Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

 MCL strain; bucket handle tear of MM ; ACL tear

Case Discussion:

MRI of knee reveals 

  1. grade III tear of the anterior cruciate ligament
  2. bucket handle tear of the medial meniscus
  3. medial collateral ligament sprain (grade II) - hyperintense signal along the superficial aspect of the MCL as well as within the ligament

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