Anterior cruciate ligament mucoid degeneration

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Knee pain

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

Thickening of the ACL ligament is seen associated with increased signal of its fibers. Note the presence of cysts within its proximal portion

Case Discussion

Mucoid degeneration of the ACL, along with tears and anterior cruciate ligament ganglion cysts, is a relatively common cause of increased signal within the ACL.

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Case information

rID: 23315
Case created: 5th Jun 2013
Last edited: 30th Aug 2015
Tag: acl
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