Aplasia of the Cruciate Ligaments
Aplasia of the cruciate ligaments is rare (DeLee and Curtis 1983; Giorgi 1956; Johansson and Aparisi 1983; Torode and Gillespie 1983). Giorgi (1956), in a retrospective analysis of 2500 radiographs of the knee, found one instance in which complete absence of the intercondylar tubercles was present as a morphologic correlate of cruciate ligament aplasia (Fig. l a-c).
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