Multiligament instability occurs when more than one torn ligament contributes to the knee instability.

Complex or multiligament instability - a superspecialist domain

These problems are challenging to evaluate and difficult to repair. Most orthopaedic surgeons would refer the patient to a super-specialist.

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Unhappy triad, terrible triad, blown knee!

The names given to the combination of a multiligament injury together with a torn meniscus give some idea of the major problem a patient will face.

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Dr Sheila Strover (Editor)
BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MBA

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