Anterior cruciate ligament avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Varun Babu
Diagnosis certain



Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male

Right knee

  • anterior tibial spine fracture with 2mm fracture line gap
  • extensive marrow edema in lateral tibiofemoral condyles
  • vertical oblique tear of posterior horn of lateral meniscus
  • mild flattening of the ACL fibers which appears intact

Case Discussion

The anterior tibial spine fracture was evident in the radiograph itself. The knee MRI was done in this case to assess if there is any associated internal derangement, 

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