Knee Dislocations

  • Samuel N. CrosbyJr.
  • Manish K. Sethi
  • William T. Obremskey


MS is a 33-year-old male who presents to the emergency department after sustaining a motorcycle accident in which he slid on a patch of ice and lost control of his motorcycle. Upon presentation to the emergency department, his chief complaint is of right knee and leg pain. On primary survey, he demonstrates a GCS of 15, a patent airway, and is hemodynamically stable. On secondary survey, no gross deformity is noted to his right lower extremity.


Knee dislocations Neurovascular injury Repair versus reconstruction of ACL and PCL Early versus late repair of knee ligaments Open versus arthroscopic repair of knee ligaments 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel N. CrosbyJr.
    • 1
  • Manish K. Sethi
    • 1
  • William T. Obremskey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic Surgery and RehabilitationVanderbilt Medical CenterNashvilleUSA

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