Lateral meniscal tear resulting from the femoral cross-pin used for hamstring graft fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

The Knee, 04/23/2012

Distal femoral cross–pin fracture and its intra–articular position are postulated as the cause of this lateral meniscal tear. Hence, the authors recommend a low threshold to investigate with a MRI scan any new symptoms following ACL reconstruction with cross–pin fixation.

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