Hamstring injury - BAC grade 2b

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Posterior thigh pain. Sports injury.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Hyperintensity centered tear within the proximal myotendinous junction of the long head of biceps femoris involving 10-50% of the cross-sectional area. The craniocaudal distance of the hyperintensity is approximately 14.5 cm. There are small foci of 1-2 mm very high T2/PD signal regions, which may represent focal fiber disruption.

Minimal proximal biceps femoris muscle belly hyperintensity without fiber disruption.  No involvement of the proximal or distal free tendon. No perifascial fluid. No evidence of injury elsewhere.

Case Discussion

Proximal third biceps femoris injury - BAC grade 2b.

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Case information

rID: 69742
Published: 21st Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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