Avulsion fracture of the head of the fibula (the "arcuate" sign): MR imaging findings predictive of injuries to the posterolateral ligaments and posterior cruciate ligament.

@article{Huang2003AvulsionFO,
  title={Avulsion fracture of the head of the fibula (the "arcuate" sign): MR imaging findings predictive of injuries to the posterolateral ligaments and posterior cruciate ligament.},
  author={G S Huang and Joseph Sekiguchi Yu and Muhammad Munshi and Wing Pan Chan and Chian-Her Lee and Cheng-Yu Chen and Donald Resnick},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2003},
  volume={180 2},
  pages={381-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe the significance of an avulsion fracture of the head of the fibula ("arcuate" sign) and its association with injuries of the knee on MR imaging. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective search of 2318 patients who underwent conventional radiography and MR imaging after an episode of knee trauma. Patients were included in this study if they had an avulsion fracture of the head of the fibula revealed on conventional radiography and… CONTINUE READING