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Multiloculated parameniscal cyst

Case contributed by Dr J. Ray Ballinger


Knee pain.

Patient Data:

Age: 35
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI
Multiloculated collection of fluid appearing bright on the T2-weighted images extending from the base of the medial meniscus antero-laterally.

Case Discussion:

Parameniscal cysts may develop as a result of a torn meniscus acting as a one-way value for joint fluid to flow into the parameniscal tissues.

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