Isolated congenital absence of posterior cruciate ligament? A case report

Chir Organi Mov. 2008 Sep;92(2):105-7. doi: 10.1007/s12306-008-0044-5. Epub 2008 May 6.


A rare case of a 28-year-old Asiatic male with the isolated absence of a posterior cruciate ligament is reported. Clinical features, diagnostic steps, therapeutic strategies and follow-up are described. A review of the literature is also presented.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Arthralgia / etiology
  • Humans
  • Jogging / injuries
  • Joint Instability / etiology*
  • Knee Joint
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament / abnormalities*