Lateral sulcus sign

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

Presentation

1 month post twisting knee injury

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
X-ray

Small joint effusion. Alignment is normal. The lateral projection demonstrates a deep sulcus terminalis of the lateral femoral condyle (deep lateral femoral notch sign).

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have a MRI which showed an ACL rupture.

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Case information

rID: 46966
Case created: 26th Jul 2016
Last edited: 6th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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