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Knee injury while dancing. Heard pop tearing sensation. Unstable knee x3 weeks medial swelling swelling down into foot. Dx?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Possible ACL tear

It could be an ACL tear, or medial meniscus, or both.
See a sports medicine trained orthopedic doctor, for an accurate diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Possible ACL tear

It could be an ACL tear, or medial meniscus, or both.
See a sports medicine trained orthopedic doctor, for an accurate diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine

In brief: Knee ligament

Most common knee injury after pop leading to instability, swelling, pain is an acl tear.
Medial pain could be meniscus or mcl injury. Another possibility could include patellar dislocation....But usually more obvious.

In brief: Knee ligament

Most common knee injury after pop leading to instability, swelling, pain is an acl tear.
Medial pain could be meniscus or mcl injury. Another possibility could include patellar dislocation....But usually more obvious.
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