Bucket-handle tear of lateral meniscus with complete ACL tear

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


Recent knee trauma with locking of knee

Patient Data

Age: 17
Gender: Male

Complete tear of ACL from femoral attachment with 'empty notch' sign. Bucket-handle tear of lateral meniscus is seen, with double PCL sign. Bone contusions, and joint effusion is seen with grade 2 tear of medial meniscus.

Case Discussion

Complete ACL tear with 'bucket-handle tear' of lateral meniscus.

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Case information

rID: 16685
Published: 10th Feb 2012
Last edited: 15th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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