bucket-handle tear

buck·et-han·dle tear

a tear and separation in the central part of a semilunar cartilage with the ends intact that produces a resemblance to the handle of a bucket.

buck·et-han·dle tear

(bŭk'ĕt han'dĕl tār)
1. A tear in the central part of a semilunar cartilage.
2. A tear in one of the menisci of a knee joint, near the rim and following its curvature, which can allow a flap of cartilage to impede movement of the joint.
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* Type III: These are characterized by a bucket-handle tear of the labrum, with the labrum tearing and flipping into the joint with the bicep anchor still attached.
Chapter 11 -- Global Meniscus Repair Systems Market Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018-2028, by Clinical Application Based on the clinical application, the meniscus repair systems market is segmented into radial tear, horizontal tear, flap tear, complex tear, bucket-handle tear, and oblique tear.
Sagittal MR images of the knee: a low-signal band parallel to the posterior cruciate ligament caused by a displaced bucket-handle tear. Am J Roentgenol 1991;156(1):117-9.
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.
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).
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.
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.