Classification of Cruciate Ligament Dysplasia and the Severity of Congenital Fibular Deficiency.

@article{Walker2016ClassificationOC,
  title={Classification of Cruciate Ligament Dysplasia and the Severity of Congenital Fibular Deficiency.},
  author={Janet L. Walker and Todd A Milbrandt and Henry J. Iwinski and Vishwas R. Talwalkar},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Dysplasia of the cruciate ligaments has been found in many patients with congenital fibular deficiency. A recent classification system has shown that radiographic tibial spine changes can predict the hypoplasia and aplasia of the cruciate ligaments. We used this radiographic classification to determine the frequency of these abnormalities and how they correlate with the severity of fibular deficiency and lateral femoral condylar hypoplasia. METHODS Using a hospital database search… CONTINUE READING
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