Anterior cruciate ligament full thickness tear

Case contributed by Dr Fazel Rahman Faizi


Knee trauma, persistent knee joint pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 year old
Gender: Male

The ACL shows heterogeneous signal intensity and loss of continuity of its fibers at the proximal aspect, as well as increased ACL angle. The PCL is buckled but intact.

Case Discussion

The anterior cruciate ligament is the most commonly injured ligament of the body.


Dr. Farhad Farzam has also contributed to this case.

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Case information

rID: 66268
Published: 15th Feb 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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