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Non-operative management of an isolated lateral collateral ligament injury in an adolescent patient and review of the literature

Summary

We present a rare case of isolated traumatic pure ligamentous rupture of the lateral collateral ligament of the knee in an adolescent high-level footballer managed non-operatively with a good functional outcome and return to sport in 4 months.

  • knee injuries
  • ligament rupture
  • midsubstance tears
  • orthopaedic and trauma surgery

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