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Symptoms: Blow to Knee, Severe Pain

Wiler, Jennifer L. MD, MBA

Emergency Medicine News: June 2007 - Volume 29 - Issue 6 - p 6
doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000279120.94052.b6
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A 27-year-old man sustained a direct blow to his knee while playing soccer. He complains of severe right knee and lower thigh pain. The photograph shows what you see when the medics bring him in on a stretcher. What is the diagnosis? How would you treat this injury? See p. 14.

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