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Phoenix Diagnostic Clinic

MR evaluation of ACL graft  ←  Soft-tissues changes after ACL graft



– Localized anterior arthrofibrosis =
cyclop lesion
– 1-10% of knees after ACL reconstruction
– Fibrous tissue, synovia and hemosiderin deposits

Clinical symptoms:
– Pain at extension
– Limited and blockage of extension
– Asymptomatic (low signal intensity)

Graft ganglia

– Cyst formation in extending from the graft tunnel
– Not correlated with graft failure
– Pain and limited motion

– 0.3-05% after ACL reconstruction
– Direct contamination Staphylococcus aureus
Graft gangliaInfections

October 16, 2009

Phoenix Diagnostic Clinic, Bucharest

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