Displaced flap tear of medial meniscus

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Trauma to knee.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years old
Gender: Male

Torn body and posterior horn of medial meniscus with truncation of its body and superior displacement of the meniscal fragment into the superior meniscal recess.

Torn ACL.

Mild joint effusion. 

Annotated image

Displaced tear of the medial meniscus with the meniscal fragment (arrows) lying in the superior meniscal recess interposed between the medial femoral condyle and the medial collateral ligament. 

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Case information

rID: 28645
Published: 4th Apr 2014
Last edited: 14th Mar 2016
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