Torn ACL

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


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

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

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
Published: 10th Nov 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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