bucket handle tear


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Related to bucket handle tear: Pott's fracture, bucket handle fracture
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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bucket handle tear

describes a type of tear of a meniscus (semilunar cartilage) in the knee joint, that extends around the curve of the meniscus.