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03 November 2022: Articles

Injury to the Posterior Horn of the Lateral Meniscus from a Misplaced Tibial Tunnel for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Case Report

Challenging differential diagnosis, Unusual or unexpected effect of treatment, Diagnostic / therapeutic accidents, Rare disease, Clinical situation which can not be reproduced for ethical reasons

Amar S. Vadhera A* , Jonathan S. Lee E , Harsh Singh A , Safa Gursoy A , Kyle N. Kunze E , Nikhil N. Verma A , Jorge Chahla A

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.937581

Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:e937581

Figure 2. Arthroscopic photographs of a lateral posterior root tear (right knee). (A) Evidence of a significant root tear due to the non-anatomic, posterior position of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tibial tunnel. (B) Cadaveric image demonstrating the position of the lateral and medial meniscus posterior root attachment (MPRA and LPRA) in relation to the anatomic ACL location (black circle) and current tunnel location (red circle). (C) Repair of the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus using a transtibial pull-out technique. LFC – lateral femoral condyle; LTP – lateral tibial plateau; AG – ACL graft.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923