ACL cyst

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Knee pain in an adult.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
MRI

MRI demonstrates fluid intensity cystic regions closely related to the anterior cruciate ligament, and extending between the two bands of the ligament anteriorly. These features are characteristic of incidental ACL ganglion cysts which are often an incidental and asymptomatic finding.

Case Discussion

MRI demonstrates fluid intensity cystic regions closely related to the anterior cruciate ligament, and extending between the two bands of the ligament anteriorly. These features are characteristic of incidental ACL ganglion cysts which are often an incidental and asymptomatic finding.

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Case information

rID: 3582
Case created: 27th May 2008
Last edited: 9th Nov 2015
Tags: acl, knee
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