ACL mucoid degeneration

Case contributed by Dr Ashutosh Gandhi

Presentation

Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
MRI

The ACL appear diffusely bulky and shows patchy hyperintense signal seen on the PD FAT SAT  images in the course of anterior cruciate ligament alternating with its normal hypointense fibers (celery stalk appearance). The normal continuity ACL is visualized.

Case Discussion

 Mucoid degeneration of the ACL with typical celery stalk appearance.

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Case information

rID: 20840
Case created: 15th Dec 2012
Last edited: 10th Feb 2016
Tag: knee
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