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Table 4 Correlation between different patterns of injury of the commonly encountered PLC structures

From: Value and imaging findings of the magnetic resonance in the posterolateral corner complex injuries of the knee

Type of structure injured Fibular (lateral) collateral ligament injury Popliteus myotendinous complex Biceps femoris tendon injury
Patterns of injury No. % No. % No. %
1. Sprain/intra-substance tear 18 75 17 80.9 8 80
2. Complete tear 4 16.6 2 9.5 2 20
3. Avulsion 2 8.3 2 9.5 0 0
Total number of injuries 24 100 21 100 10 100