FRACS Orthopaedic Exams


A thirteen-year-old boy sustained an injury to the right knee at a track-and-field event. He jumped into a long-jump pit that had not been raked and, on landing in a previous footmark, he heard a pop in the right knee and experienced immediate pain and swelling. The patient and his family initially treated the injury with elevation and ice. The next day the patient was evaluated by a chiropractor, who ordered magnetic resonance imaging.

1. What is the diagnosis?
2. How will you treat this boy?


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