A 28-year-old female asked:
Pop in knee post acl cadaver replacement. i am 4 weeks post and turned to walk in brace, heard a loud pop with pain and some swelling.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kassanswered
Podiatry 30 years experience
Would be wise: To call your surgeon and inform him.
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Dr. David Trettin commented
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
"Pops" 4 wks after allograft ACL reconstruction w/ swelling does not sound good. Most common cause of early failure ( first 8 wks) after ACL reconstruction is graft fixation disruption.This could cause a 'pop' and swelling.see yourORS for evaluation.
Nov 29, 2013
Last updated Nov 29, 2013
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