ACL sprain

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Painful knee following twisting injury

Patient Data

Age: 40
MRI

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Case Discussion

Sagittal T2 FS MRI shows abnormal increased signal in the ACL in keeping with sprain (partial thickness tear). Bone marrow high T2 signal intensity involving the inferior patella, medial and lateral femoral condyles and posterior medial and lateral tibial condyles in keeping with bone bruising ( though some of these areas of altered signal intensity could be related to osteopenia secondary to disuse)

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Case information

rID: 12176
Case created: 27th Oct 2010
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
Tag: acl
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