PCL tibial avulsion with an associated medial meniscal tear in a child: a case report on diagnosis and management.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/207981
Title:
PCL tibial avulsion with an associated medial meniscal tear in a child: a case report on diagnosis and management.
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics, Waterford Regional Hospital, Ardkeen, County, Waterford, Ireland.
Citation:
J Pediatr Orthop B. 2011 Mar 30.
Journal:
Journal of pediatric orthopaedics. Part B
Issue Date:
1-Feb-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/207981
DOI:
10.1097/BPB.0b013e328346252f
PubMed ID:
21460735
Abstract:
Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries from tibial avulsions are rare in the paediatric setting. One would need a high index of suspicion as clinical examination may be difficult, especially in the early period. Magnetic resonance imaging is an excellent diagnostic modality for this condition and other associated injuries within the knee. We report a rare case in which the patient had a PCL avulsion off the tibial insertion site with an associated posterior horn medial meniscal tear off the posterior capsule. He was treated through open reduction and internal fixation of the avulsed fragment with suture repair of the meniscal tear. We emphasize the importance of diagnosing and managing associated intra-articular injuries when dealing with the rare condition of PCL tibial avulsion in the paediatric setting.
Language:
ENG
ISSN:
1473-5865 (Electronic); 1060-152X (Linking)

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dc.date.accessioned2012-02-01T10:53:11Z-
dc.date.available2012-02-01T10:53:11Z-
dc.date.issued2012-02-01T10:53:11Z-
dc.identifier.citationJ Pediatr Orthop B. 2011 Mar 30.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1473-5865 (Electronic)en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1060-152X (Linking)en_GB
dc.identifier.pmid21460735en_GB
dc.identifier.doi10.1097/BPB.0b013e328346252fen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/207981-
dc.description.abstractPosterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries from tibial avulsions are rare in the paediatric setting. One would need a high index of suspicion as clinical examination may be difficult, especially in the early period. Magnetic resonance imaging is an excellent diagnostic modality for this condition and other associated injuries within the knee. We report a rare case in which the patient had a PCL avulsion off the tibial insertion site with an associated posterior horn medial meniscal tear off the posterior capsule. He was treated through open reduction and internal fixation of the avulsed fragment with suture repair of the meniscal tear. We emphasize the importance of diagnosing and managing associated intra-articular injuries when dealing with the rare condition of PCL tibial avulsion in the paediatric setting.en_GB
dc.language.isoENGen_GB
dc.titlePCL tibial avulsion with an associated medial meniscal tear in a child: a case report on diagnosis and management.en_GB
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Orthopaedics, Waterford Regional Hospital, Ardkeen, County, Waterford, Ireland.en_GB
dc.identifier.journalJournal of pediatric orthopaedics. Part Ben_GB
dc.description.provinceMunster-
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