Semimembranosus tendon avulsion

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Knee pain and swelling following heavy exercise

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

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
Published: 4th May 2013
Last edited: 28th Oct 2019
Tag: knee, trauma
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