Femoral tunnel cyst after ACL graft reconstruction

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Persisting pain 9 months after ACL graft reconstruction.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Sharply marginated lytic bone lesion without perifocal edema around the femoral fixation device of the ACL graft.

Case Discussion

Femoral tunnel cysts after LCA reconstruction are quite rare1. This one obviously does not contain fluid, but vascularized tissue (perhaps granulation tissue?).

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Case information

rID: 15314
Published: 8th Oct 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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