Boomerang sign (knee)

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Amir Rezaee et al.

The boomerang sign is defined as a small displaced flap from a longitudinal horizontal type medial meniscal tear which is displaced inferiorly into the medial meniscotibial recess. The imaging diagnosis of this type of tear is crucial because it is normally hidden from the surgeon during routine arthroscopy.

Inspired signs

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rID: 44597
Section: Signs
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