Knee Ligaments Tips and Pearls


Paytakht Mediacal Imaging Center, Tehran



The most important ligament injury in the knee joint is ACL tear which is common in athletes so proper diagnosis is crucial for appropriate treatment and maintaining the sports activity of the patient.
I will talk about MRI findings in ACL tear including primary and some of secondary signs and more importantly the possible associated injuries in ACL tear including meniscal tear which is seen in approximately 40 – 80% of the patients and also posterolateral and anterolateral corner injuries.
We discuss the important hints we should remember while reporting ACL tear that will help the physician and the patient for a better prognosis of treatment.
I will then discuss the medial supporting structures of the knee including MPFL and also the important hints that we should remember while reporting