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Unusual Injuries: Locked bucket-handle tears of both medial and lateral menisci with simultaneous anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments injury

15 Jun, 11 | by Emma

The authors present a virtually unheard of case of BILATERAL (medial and lateral meniscus) locked bucket handles tears in the same knee. The patient had a signficant injury with associated ACL and MCL involvement; nonetheless, the finding of locked bucket handle tears is very unusual and the picture is amazing. It is unfortunate that both menisci were not repairable; nonetheless, the author’s describe how they managed this challenging injury…

Mark Hutchinson
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Locked bucket-handle tears of both medial and lateral menisci with simultaneous anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments injury

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