Bucket handle meniscal tear with collateral and anterior cruciate ligament tears

Case contributed by Dr Nafisa Shakir Batta



Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

There is a full thickness ACL tear, complete tear of superficial anterior fibers of MCL ( grade 2), mid fibers of LCL ( grade 3), partial tear of popliteus with strain pattern injury, a flipped bucket handle tear of lateral meniscus, fracture posterolateral tibial cortex with bony contusions and extensive soft tissue edema. Also seen is joint effusion, lipohemarthrosis and coexistent trochlear dysplasia.

Case Discussion

ACL, MCL, LCL tears with bony contusions, and bucket handle tear of lateral meniscus.

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Case information

rID: 47187
Published: 3rd Aug 2016
Last edited: 13th Oct 2020
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