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Injury to the Medial Collateral Ligament of the Knee
[OCOSH Code: D017888 239729004 S83.4 WI_LI_K_L_MCL]

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Collateral Ligament Pathology Knee eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic473.htm

The medial and lateral collateral ligaments of the knee are 2 distinct entities, are injured by different mechanisms, and often generate different algorithms for treatment. Treatment of these structures, when the injury is isolated, often is conservative and involves brief protection and functional rehabilitation. In lateral-sided injuries, other structures, such...
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Medial Collateral and Lateral Collateral Ligament Injury eMedicine PMR

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/pmr/topic72.htm

Medial collateral ligament (MCL) and lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injuries of the knee are common. The MCL and LCL provide restraint to valgus and varus angulation of the knee respectively. The MCL has both superficial and deep components. The superficial MCL fibers attach to the medial femoral epicondyle proximally and...
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Medial Collateral Ligament Injury

Location: http://www.carletonsportsmed.com/medial.htm

Ligamentous injuries to the knee account 25 to 40% of all knee injuries.
The understanding of the physiology and biomechanics has taught us that the healing response of the intrarticular ligaments is different from the extrarticular ones, these differences have been attributed to local environment, sources of nutrition, the functions of...
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