Ring meniscus

Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

A ring meniscus is a very rare anatomical variant of the lateral meniscus of the knee. The inner margin of a ring meniscus on coronal images can easily be mistaken for a bucket-handle meniscal tear displaced into the intercondylar space, so it is usually diagnosed during arthroscopy. 

Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

Article information

rID: 33068
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Ring-shaped meniscus

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