bucket handle tear


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A vertical tear of most of the medial meniscus in the knee with displacement of fragment toward notch

bucket handle tear

A longitudinal tear, usually beginning in the middle of a meniscus (cartilage) of the knee.
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This case is emblematic because it demonstrates the fact that a displaced bucket handle tear of the meniscus evidenced by MRI does not define whether the extension deficit is actually due to a mechanical block.
Once I had a bit of knee ligament trouble and everyone knew I had something called a 'bucket handle tear'.
The type III lesion (9%) is a bucket handle tear of the superior labrum, with the remaining portions of the labrum and biceps anchor remaining firmly attached.
Its upper side was folded to the intercondylar notch behaving as a bucket handle tear (Figure 2).