Screw fixation of a 4 1/2-year-old PCL avulsion injury
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We report about the case of a 4½-year delayed screw fixation of a tibial posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) avulsion fracture in combination with a posterolateral stabilization. After open reduction and rigid screw fixation, combined with a posterolateral stabilization using a semitendinosus tendon autograft, the patient returned to full activity in sports and daily life. If the PCL substance is sufficient, a delayed refixation in an old PCL avulsion injury seems to be a viable alternative to PCL reconstruction.
KeywordsDelayed PCL Screw Fixation
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