Locking knee caused by subluxation of the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2005 Oct;13(7):569-71. doi: 10.1007/s00167-004-0581-x. Epub 2005 Jan 11.


The authors report a case of repetitive locking knee caused by a subluxation of the posterior horn of a normal lateral meniscus. The posterior horn was sutured to the posterior knee capsule and the athlete resumed complete sports activity 4 months after the surgery.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Arthroscopy
  • Humans
  • Joint Diseases / etiology*
  • Joint Diseases / surgery
  • Joint Dislocations / complications*
  • Knee Joint / pathology
  • Male
  • Menisci, Tibial / pathology*
  • Menisci, Tibial / surgery
  • Range of Motion, Articular