Hamstring injury - BAC grade 2a

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Posterior thigh tightness during last week's game.

Patient Data

Age: 25-30 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Feathering hyperintensity involving the deep peripheral/myofascial muscle fibers of the distal biceps femoris. There is localized muscle fiber irregularity over a craniocaudal extent of 7.2 cm. Some adjacent feathering T2 hyperintensity is present as well as fascial plane edema. 10-50% of cross-sectional area involvement.

Case Discussion

Distal biceps femoris injury involving the myofascial fibers - BAC grade 2a. 

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Case information

rID: 69866
Published: 24th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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