Avulsion fractures of the knee

Last revised by Andrew Murphy on 09 Nov 2021

Avulsion fractures of the knee are numerous due to the many ligaments and tendons inserting around this joint. They include 1:

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: knee radiograph checklist
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  • Case 1: with arcuate sign
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  • Case 2: ACL avulsion
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  • Case 3: ACL avulsion
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  • Case 4: Segond fracture
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  • Case 5: ACL avulsion
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  • Case 6: PCL avulsion
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  • Case 7: reverse Segond fracture
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  • Case 8: multiple avulsions
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  • Case 9: MCL avulsion from femur
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  •  Case 10: PCL avulsion
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  • Case 11: semimembranosus avulsion
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  • Case 12: patellar tendon avulsion from tibial tuberosity
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  • Case 13: MCL avulsion
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  • Case 14: ACL avulsion
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  • Case 15: involving deep layer of MCL
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