Name : Maryam
Resident : ----------------
Gender : Male
Age : 22
A 22-year-old man injured playing sports.
Imaging Procedures and Findings
A 22-year-old man injured playing sports, underwent MRI which revealed torn ACL associated with bone bruise in lateral femoral condyle, partial tear of LCL & avulsion injury of lateral tibial platue (segond fracture).
ACL tears are mechanically caused from a valgus force with a rotatory motion. Most commonly, ACL tears occur at its proximal femoral attachment; Characteristic bone bruise pattern includes marrow edema at the posterolateral tibial plateau and the mid-portion of the lateral femoral condyle. An important associated condition is the Segond fracture (an avulsion fx of the lateral tibial plateau) Final Diagnosis: : Torn ACL associated with segond fracture.
Torn ACL associated with segond fracture.
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