Bucket-handle tear of the medial meniscus

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy


Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
  • Bucket-handle tear of the posterior horn medial meniscus with the torn fragment is displaced medially within the intercondylar notch below the PCL (double PCL sign).
  • Mild joint effusion.

Case Discussion

  • bucket-handle tear of the posterior horn medial meniscus.
  • mild joint effusion.
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Case information

rID: 25183
Published: 10th Oct 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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