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ligament (torn)

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In this injury the ligament is completely torn and the joint is unstable. Occasionally the ligament holds and the bone to which it is attached is avulsed. This is in effect the same lesion but easier to deal with because the bone fragment can be securely reattached.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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