The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) provides primary restraint to posterior tibial translation (1). Knee injuries involving only the PCL usually result in minimal disability, and are commonly treated non-surgically (2). However, combined injuries of the PCL and the posterior lateral structures (PLS) in the knee can result in considerable abnormal posterior laxity and posterolateral rotary instability leading to rapid cartilage degeneration (3). There is consensus that, in most cases, knees with this combined injury require surgical reconstruction.

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