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Semimembranosus bursitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Knee pain

Modality: MRI

Case Discussion:

MRI sequences of the knee joint demonstrate an abnormal fluid signal intensity noted distal to the semimembranous tendon associated with synovial thickening in keeping with semimembranous bursitis. Mild tendinopathy of the semimembranous tendon, which is otherwise intact.

Mild ACL sprain is noted, evident by thickened proximal ACL fibers with high signal intensity in T2 sequences.

Intrameniscus substance degeneration of the posterior horn medial meniscus.

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