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My knee hurts after I hit my knee in a car accident last week, should I be worried about an MCL tear?

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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Get evaluated

Dash board injury is one way for injury to the knee cap, the crucitaes as well the condyles of the femur, would suggest a full eval including xrays.

In brief: Get evaluated

Dash board injury is one way for injury to the knee cap, the crucitaes as well the condyles of the femur, would suggest a full eval including xrays.
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: It depends.

If you have pain along the inside (medial aspect) of your knee you may have had a mcl injury, but typically a person strikes the knee on the patella (knee cap) so a patella fracture or post-traumatic patella chondromalacia are more common.

In brief: It depends.

If you have pain along the inside (medial aspect) of your knee you may have had a mcl injury, but typically a person strikes the knee on the patella (knee cap) so a patella fracture or post-traumatic patella chondromalacia are more common.
Dr. John Ayres
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