TITLE

Arthroscopic Repair of Avulsion of the Posterior Root and Body of the Lateral Meniscus: A Twenty-Year Follow-up

AUTHOR(S)
Kenny, Charles
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 12, p2932
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 17-year old girl who had her left knee injured in a fall from a bicycle and receive a follow-up treatment after 20 years. It mentions that the patient received a complete avulsion of the lateral meniscus body and posterior root after complaining of pain and inability to support the extremity weight. It states that the follow-up treatment after 20 years shows the thickness preservation of the articular cartilage and the undamaged anterior cruciate ligament.
ACCESSION #
48945475

 

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