Bilateral lateral meniscal cysts

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Right knee joint pain and swelling on outer aspect for 18 months. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 22
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Bilateral lateral meniscal cysts. Normal right meniscus. 

Case Discussion

Right knee: cystic lesion is noted abutting lateral meniscus.

Left knee: screened for comparison. Smaller cyst is noted abutting lateral meniscus.

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Case information

rID: 12200
Case created: 30th Oct 2010
Last edited: 3rd Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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