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What does fibrillation of the articular cruiate ligament mean? Twisting of my knee hurts a lot doesn that mean a tear?

What does fibrillation of the articular cruiate ligament mean? Twisting of my knee hurts a lot doesn that mean a tear?

Let us to explian: The first changes of the anterior cruciate ligament occurred in the superficial fibrillation were the tissue of the ligament loose it is elasticity and become weaker to stand the stress imposed on it by body weight and movement. About twisting your knee and the pain most likely you arthitis in the knee in it early phase. Good luck. ...Read more

Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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I think my child may have anterior cruciate ligament injury. What would that mean?

I think my child may have anterior cruciate ligament injury. What would that mean?

Orthopedic consult: The anterior cruciate ligament is a key ligament in the knee for stability both going front and back as well as rotationally. Your child would have complaints of giving way, pain, swelling and lack of confidence in using that knee during activity. I recommend you see your local orthopedic surgeon and if possible one fellowship trained in sports medicine. ...Read more

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What does it mean for walking when anterior cruciate ligament injury?

What does it mean for walking when anterior cruciate ligament injury?

Difficulty: One can have pain with walking and especially going up and down steps. There may be decrease in range of motion, swelling, effusion. There may also be locking of knee and giving out of knee. ...Read more

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My mr images reveal an acute partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament, moderate synovial effusion, and bone contusion. What does this mean?

My mr images reveal an acute partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament, moderate synovial effusion, and bone contusion. What does this mean?

You need to be seen: You need to be seen to determine whether the knee is unstable. If unstable, you need to have a discussion with your doctor as to whether or not surgery may be needed. ...Read more

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Mri impression subtle hypertence signals noted near femoral attachment of anterior cruciate ligament. Suggestive of edema associated with buckling pcl?

Mri impression subtle hypertence signals noted near femoral attachment of anterior cruciate ligament. Suggestive of edema associated with buckling pcl?

It's a ligament: Pcl is the posterior cruciate ligament. Have your family physician show you the anatomy from one of his medical books. ...Read more

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Mri impression subtle hypertence signals noted near femoral attachment of anterior cruciate ligament. Suggestive of edema associated with buckling pcl?

Mri impression subtle hypertence signals noted near femoral attachment of anterior cruciate ligament. Suggestive of edema associated with buckling pcl?

Sure why not: It would be good to know if you had an injury. Partial tears also could look the same. It is best to discuss this with your orthopedist. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is an anterior cruciate ligament (a.C.L.) injury?

What sort of problem is an anterior cruciate ligament (a.C.L.) injury?

Ligament sprain/tear: The acl is a ligament inside the knee that helps to keep the knee stable - keeps it from moving too far forward or backward. It works with the posterior cruciate ligament (pcl) to accomplish this. The acl is often injured when running or other fast movements when the lower leg is planted on the ground and the knee is bent and twisted. It can be a strain or sprain or a complete tear. ...Read more

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What to do if I have cruciate ligament injury from years ago?

What to do if I have cruciate ligament injury from years ago?

Unstable?: Isolated cruciate injury in inactive people that is stable from other support structures does not need anything other than exercise. If into sports or if unstable should be stabilized with pt, bracing or surgery before other issues develop including meniscal tears, arthritis , articular damage etc. ...Read more