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Technique guides are not considered high yield topics for orthopaedic standardized exams including ABOS, EBOT and RC.
A 19-year-old patient is undergoing an arthroscopic treatment of a right knee with suture fixation via transosseous tunnels shown in the video in Figure V. What is the most likely postoperative complication?
Spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee (SONK)
Hardware prominence in the intercondylar notch necessitating removal of implants
Increased posterior tibial excursion
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A 9-year-old girl presents to the emergency department after falling from her bike. She reports severe right knee pain and an inability to bear weight on the right lower extremity. Physical exam is remarkable for swelling of the right knee. Her radiographs are shown in Figure A. What type of tibial eminence fracture does she have, and what is the next best step in treatment?
Type II; closed reduction and long leg casting in 90° of flexion
Type II; closed reduction and long leg casting in extension
Type III; closed reduction and long leg casting in 90° of flexion
Type III; closed reduction and long leg casting in extension
Type III; open or arthroscopic reduction and internal fixation
What is the incidence and significance of anterior cruciate ligament laxity following tibial eminence fractures in skeletally immature individuals?
Common and frequently symptomatic
Common and infrequently symptomatic
Common but generally resolves spontaneously
Rare but when present, usually symptomatic
Rare and if present, infrequently symptomatic
The AP radiograph in Figure A demonstrates an injury in a 13-year-old soccer player. What is the equivalent injury in a skeletally mature patient?
Patella tendon rupture
Posterior cruciate ligament tear
Anterior cruciate ligament tear
Lateral meniscus tear
Posteromedial capsular avulsion