Combined injuries of knee joint

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Presentation

Young male with trauma and knee instability

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

 MCL strain; bucket handle tear of MM ; ACL tear

Case Discussion

MRI of knee reveals 

  1. grade III tear of the anterior cruciate ligament
  2. bucket handle tear of the medial meniscus
  3. medial collateral ligament sprain (grade II) - hyperintense signal along the superficial aspect of the MCL as well as within the ligament
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Case Information

rID: 10891
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Tags: traumatic, knee
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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