Deep lateral femoral notch (sulcus) sign

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Trauma

Modality: X-ray

A depression on the lateral femoral condyle at the terminal sulcus, between the weight bearing tibial articular surface and the patellar articular surface of the femoral condyle.

Modality: Annotated image

Deep lateral femoral notch (sulcus) sign.

Modality: MRI

High-grade partial ACL tear. 

Case Discussion

Deep lateral femoral notch (sulcus) sign with high grade partial ACL tear.

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Case Information

rID: 10536
Case created: 20th Aug 2010
Last edited: 26th Jul 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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