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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2014, Article ID 616715, 3 pages
Case Report

Ossicle in Anterior Cruciate Ligament: A Rare Occurrence

Department of Orthopaedics, Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS, Rohatk, Haryana 124001, India

Received 18 January 2014; Revised 17 March 2014; Accepted 28 March 2014; Published 13 April 2014

Academic Editor: John Nyland

Copyright © 2014 Ashish Devgan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The occurrence of an intra-articular ossicle is not rare in the knee, with reports suggesting the existence of meniscal osscile. There are also reports describing the attachment of the posterolateral bundle of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) to an accessory ossicle. However, despite an extensive search of the English literature we did not find much written about an intrasubstance ossicle in the ACL. We present the case of a 13-year-old male with an intrasubstance ossicle in the anteromedial bundle of the ACL of his right knee.