Case Report: Distal Medial Collateral Ligament Tear of the Knee

Eric K. Fitzcharles, M.D.; Charles P. Ho, Ph.D., M.D.
Steadman Philippon Research Institute Vail, CO, USA
 |  2012-02-21

Exact assessment of injuries of the distal medial collateral ligament (MCL) of the knee is paramount because the severity of the damage has impact on its treatment.
Fitzcharles and Ho from the Steadman Philippon Research Institute Vail, CO, USA, describe a traumatic high grade MCL rupture in a professional ski patroller. They share not only their images and how they perform this evaluation, but discuss the important imaging features and provide further information on traumatic MCL.


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