Persistent Unilateral Knee Swelling In An Adolescent Football Player - Page #3
 

Lab Studies:
None

Other Studies:
MRI of the left knee: complete or near complete tear of the mid segment of the posterior cruciate ligament. Extensive bone bruising of distal femur and proximal tibia with no displaced or depressed fractures. Overlying cartilage grossly intact. Joint effusion as well as a tiny 3mm loose body in the anterior aspect of the medial compartment-donor site unknown. Case Photo #1 Case Photo #2

Consultations:
Orthopedic Surgery

Click here to continue. Challenge yourself by writing down a revised, working diagnosis before moving to the next slide.


NOTE: For more information, please contact the AMSSM, 11639 Earnshaw, Overland Park, KS 66210, (913) 327-1415.
 

© The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
4000 W. 114th Street, Suite 100
Leawood, KS 66211
Phone: 913.327.1415


Website created by the computer geek