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Anterior cruzate ligament

D Casas-Duhrkop, O Ares, R Seijas, R Cugat, J CatalĂ 
Intraarticular ganglions are rare and they are usually incidental findings of MRIs and arthroscopies. We report the case of a male athlete with this condition affecting the anterior cruciate ligament. The most frequent symptoms include pain that worsens with activity, and motion limitations. The MRI shows the typical signs of a ganglion and it is the most specific and sensitive test. Arthroscopy is used for both the diagnosis and the treatment of this condition. A late diagnosis turns arthroscopic resection into a complicated or impossible procedure that at times warrants extensive debridement of the anterior cruzate ligament...
July 2013: Acta Ortopédica Mexicana
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