publication . Article . 2015

Magnetic resonance imaging of cyclops lesion as a cause of persistent morbidity after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Amit Kharat; Sahil Garg; Amarjit Singh; Vilas Kulkarni;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University (issn: 0975-2870, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Localized anterior arthrofibrosis (cyclops lesion) is having around 1-9.8% frequency rate after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. It has been reported to be a significant cause of loss of knee extension after reconstruction of the ACL of the knee. We present a case report of a patient with prior ACL reconstruction who presented with pain and loss of extension following surgery. MR imaging revealed the typical features of cyclops lesion. Repeat arthroscopy excision of the lesion is the only treatment to reduce the morbidity of the patient.
Medical Subject Headings: musculoskeletal systemhuman activities
free text keywords: Anterior cruciate ligament, arthroscopy, cyclops lesion, localized anterior arthrofibrosis, magnetic resonance imaging, Medicine, R
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