[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Letters
January 2, 2002

Physical Examination of Knee Injuries

Author Affiliations
 

Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthorJody W.ZylkeMD, Contributing EditorIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 2002;287(1):40-41. doi:10.1001/jama.287.1.40

To the Editor: In their Rational Clinical Examination article, Dr Solomon and colleagues1 concluded that the physical examination of the knee would obviate the need for many imaging studies. I think that their analysis also supports the alternative explanation that imaging studies, specifically magnetic resonance (MR) scans, are essential in the diagnosis of ligament and meniscal injuries of the knee.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×