Anterior cruciate ligament tear

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Left knee pain after trauma, history of giving way.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Left knee joint

Posterior horn medial meniscus high signal intensity reaching the inferior articular surfaces in keeping with tear. Complete tear anterior cruciate ligament is noted. Mild diffuse chondromalacia patella is noted.  Early chondropathic changes with marginal osteophyte are noted in both medial and lateral compartments in keeping with mild to moderate osteoarthritis. 

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Case information

rID: 12329
Published: 10th Nov 2010
Last edited: 16th Dec 2019
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