Sagittal MR images of the knee: a low-signal band parallel to the posterior cruciate ligament caused by a displaced bucket-handle tear.
Meniscal tears were evaluated for their site (anterior horn, body and posterior horn), plane (inner 1/3rd and outer 2/3rd), grade and configuration (horizontal, longitudinal, radial, root, complex, bucket-handle tears and displaced).
1] A bucket-handle tear is a laceration of the anterior or the posterior lip of the cervix so that it hangs like the handle of a bucket.
The cause of a bucket-handle tear may be an unyielding cervix due to fibrosis or stenosis, leading to pressure being transferred either to the anterior or posterior lip of the cervix.
They did not think that the condition was caused by a displaced bucket-handle tear
, because they could not move the duplicated smooth-surfaced menisci.
A type III lesion is a bucket-handle tear
of the superior labrum with the remaining labrum and biceps anchor firmly attached.
Nathan had what is termed a bucket-handle tear
in the meniscus cartilage," explained Martin.
A coronal T1-weighted image showed the bucket-handle tear
with the main portion of the medial meniscus seen as a truncated wedge (Figure 4).
A mechanical block to full extension can indicate a displaced bucket-handle tear
of the medial meniscus, or a painful ACL stump displaced anteriorly.
In this article, we report a rare case of tibial plateau fracture combined with extensive soft tissue injuries, including bucket-handle tears
(BHTs) of both the medial meniscus (MM) and the lateral meniscus (LM).
Over time, more bucket-handle tears
and complex degenerative tears were seen in his review of intraoperative diagrams and notes.
Friederich, "Measurement of meniscofemoral contact pressure after repair of bucket-handle tears
with biodegradable implants," Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, vol.