Complex medial meniscal tear

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Intense knee pain, swelling, extension deficit after a soccer match.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

The posterior horn and intermediate portion of the inner meniscus are flattened and look like amputated. A meniscal fragment (bucket-handle) is dislocated towards the centre of the joint.

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Case information

rID: 14934
Case created: 6th Sep 2011
Last edited: 2nd Dec 2015
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