Avulsion means 'tearing from its base'.

Avulsion fractures occur when a tendon is torn of its attachment to the bone and takes a fragment of bone with it.

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Common joint surface problems in the knee

A quick overview of the problems one sees in the white joint cartilage at the end of the bones in the knee joint.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Isolated Posterior Cruciate Ligament Avulsion Fractures: Clinical and Functional Outcome. Joshi S, Bhatia C, Gondane A, Rai A, Singh S and Gupta S. Knee Surg Relat Res. 2017 Sep; 29(3): 210–216.