Semimembranosus tendon avulsion

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Knee pain and swelling following heavy exercise

Patient Data

Age: 50 years old
Gender: Male
MRI

Non displaced avulsion of small bony fragment from the posteromedial aspect of tibial plateau (insertion point of semimembranosus tendon) associated with complete tear of the ACL at its mid portion.

Posterior horn of the medial meniscus is torn. Extensive marrow edema of tibial plateau and lateral femoral condyle, lateral collateral ligament injury and moderate joint effusion.

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Case information

rID: 22926
Case created: 4th May 2013
Last edited: 19th Apr 2017
Tags: knee, trauma
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