Posterior cruciate ligament injury

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What is posterior cruciate ligament injury?

The posterior cruciate ligament helps to maintain the stability of the knee joint. It is usually injured when the knee is overextended, such as in the case of a direct blow to the flexed knee in a car accident.

Common symptoms reported by people with posterior cruciate ligament injury

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Treatments taken by people for posterior cruciate ligament injury

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Compare treatments taken by people with posterior cruciate ligament injury

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Who has posterior cruciate ligament injury on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 1 say PCL injury is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 3
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 4

These charts show data from PCL injury patients who have completed their condition history
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