medial collateral ligament injury

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medial collateral ligament injury

MCL injury Orthopedics An injury to the collateral tibial ligament, which results in medial instability of the knee
Medial collateral ligament injury
First degree MCL is stretch over its length; knee joint tightness is unchanged
Second degree A partial tear of the medial collateral ligament from the bone attachment or anywhere else along its length
Third degree A complete tear of the medial collateral ligament from the bone attachment or anywhere else along its length  
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