Anterior cruciate ligament avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu



Patient Data

Age: 18 years old
Gender: Male

Right knee

  • anterior tibial spine fracture with 2mm fracture line gap
  • extensive marrow edema in lateral tibiofemoral condyles
  • vertical oblique tear of posterior horn of lateral meniscus
  • mild flattening of the ACL fibers which appears intact

Case Discussion

The anterior tibial spine fracture was evident in the radiograph itself. The knee MRI was done in this case to assess if there is any associated internal derangement, 

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Case information

rID: 44645
Published: 1st May 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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