Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction complications (overview)

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction complications are common, occurring in 10-25% of patients.

Patients with complications of ACL reconstruction can present with decreased range of motion (impingement or arthrofibrosis) and/or laxity (graft rupture or stretching) 2.

Complications include 1-3:

Knee pathology

The knee is a complex synovial joint that can be affected by a range of pathologies:

Article information

rID: 72408
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • ACL reconstruction complications
  • Anterior cruciate ligament graft complications
  • ACL repair complications
  • ACL graft complications

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: migration of ACL graft fixation screws
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  • Case 2: tibial tunnel and pretibial cysts
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