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Combined injuries of knee joint

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Young male with trauma and knee instability

Patient Data

Gender: Male

 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
Published: 29th Sep 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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