Semimembranosus tendon avulsion
Knee pain and swelling following heavy exercise
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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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