Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear  

The ACL is one of the most important ligaments in the knee.  Simply put, if the knee is "stable," it can be treated conservatively.  If the knee is "unstable," surgery is often recommended

 
 

Introduction

  • 29 is average age of ACL tear

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  • 54% lateral meniscus tears in acute ACL tears

  • More common in females 4.5:1

 
 

Exam

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Imaging

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Treatment

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Complications

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