Occult osseous lesions documented by magnetic resonance imaging associated with anterior cruciate ligament ruptures.

@article{Rosen1991OccultOL,
  title={Occult osseous lesions documented by magnetic resonance imaging associated with anterior cruciate ligament ruptures.},
  author={Mark Allen Rosen and Douglas W Jackson and Paul E. Berger},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={1991},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={45-51}
}
Magnetic resonance images (MRI) were performed within three weeks of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture on 75 skeletally mature patients. Occult bony lesions were documented in 64 (85%) of the patients. Of the 64 patients with bone injuries, 83% had lesions of the lateral compartment. The lateral femoral condyle was involved in 50%, and the lateral tibial plateau was injured in 50% of the patients with changes. Nineteen of the 64 patients had more than one area of bony injury. Although… CONTINUE READING

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