CASE 19: MRI KNEE

DIAGNOSIS

Findings reveal bulky PCL with loss of signal & complete avulsion

PCL TEAR

RAD PEARLS

PCL injury usually occurs due to hyperextension of the knee

Unusual to be alone, and usually in conjunction with ACL/ Meniscal injuries

Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) ruptures can be classified into isolated or combined injuries according to the amount of posterior tibial subluxation

Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tears are intrasubstance, partial, or complete avulsions