Torn ACL

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

40 year old male with left knee pain after trauma, history of giving way.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male
MRI

Case Discussion

Posterior horn medial meniscus high signal intensity reaching the inferior articular surfaces in keeping with tear. Complete tear anterior cruciate ligament is noted. Mild diffuse chondromalacia patella is noted.  Early chondropathic changes with marginal osteophyte are noted in both medial and lateral compartments in keeping with mild to moderate osteoarthritis. 

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Case information

rID: 12329
Case created: 10th Nov 2010
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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