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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2018, Volume 4 Issue 1

Clinical profile of patients with ACL deficiency

Author(s): Dr. Umesha C, Dr. M Manjunath, Dr. Krishna Subramanyam and Dr. Satish Kumar K
Abstract: Introduction: Anterior cruciate ligament is a very commonly involved ligament in contact sports injuries where pivoting of the knee involved and as modern sport is being more competitive, complex knee injury patterns are being recognized. With an incidence of 35 out of 100,000 and a two to three times higher risk of injury for females.
Methodology: All 20 to 40 yr. Aged patients presented with unilateral knee pain, instability and prior history of trauma to the knee in the orthopedics out-patient department of super specialty hospital, were evaluated by a thorough general and local clinical examination of the knee.
Results: The total of 19 cases (n=19) (63.3%) of the right knees were involved and 11 (n=11) (36.7%) of the left knee were involved in our study.
Conclusion: The ratio of right knee to left knee involved in ACL injury was 1.72: 1. There were no bilateral cases in our study.
Pages: 145-147  |  889 Views  29 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Umesha C, Dr. M Manjunath, Dr. Krishna Subramanyam, Dr. Satish Kumar K. Clinical profile of patients with ACL deficiency. Int J Orthop Sci 2018;4(1):145-147. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2018.v4.i1c.21
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences