Bucket handle medial meniscal tears - bilateral

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Right and left knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Coronal view of the right and left knee shows meniscal fragments displaced into the intercondylar notch.

Sagittal view of the right and left knees shows double PCL sign.

Complete and partial thickness tearing of the ACL is seen at the left and right knee joints respectively.

Case Discussion

The patient referred with the history of the left and right knee pain from 18 months after the first trauma and 7 days after his second trauma while playing basketball.

Arthroscopic examination of the left knee revealed bucket-handle medial menisci tear and ACL rupture as well as of the right knee revealed partial ACL rupture and bucket-handle medial meniscus tear.

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Case information

rID: 63167
Published: 19th Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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