ACL complete full thickness tear

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Twisting injury

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
Case created: 27th Oct 2010
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
Tags: acl, meniscus
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