Dr. Matava explains the size of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery scar.
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Well, depending upon the graft you use, the scar can be as small as an inch if you use a cadaveric graft called an allograft. If you use the patellar tendon graft, that is the most common graft, that leaves a scar about two to three inches in length.
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