Anterior cruciate ligament tear - complete

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Twisting injury

Non-visualization of the ACL fibres 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 fibres in keeping with complete full thickness tear. Associated torn posterior horn medial meniscus.

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Case information

rID: 12175
Published: 27th Oct 2010
Last edited: 6th Aug 2018
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