Author: Rebecca Wadlinger, DO, MS, ATC
Co Author #1: Shane Hennessy, DO
Co Author #2: Jeanne Doperak, DO
Editor: Blake Corcoran, MD
Senior Editor: Blake Corcoran, MD
Editor: Margaret Gibson, MD
Senior Editor: Margaret E. Gibson, MD
18 year old female soccer goalkeeper without prior injury presents one day after diving onto her right lateral knee during scrimmage to block goal. She presented to her ATC limping, complaining of mild swelling, discomfort, and pain with deep flexion during weight-bearing.
18 year old female soccer goalkeeper without prior injury.
General: Healthy; well-appearing.
Inspection: No effusion; no ecchymosis.
Palpation: Tenderness over anterior joint line; medial tracking of the patella.
ROM: Full; pain with deep flexion while weight-bearing.
Special: All negative.
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