Bilateral lateral meniscal cysts

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel
Diagnosis certain


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

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Right knee: a cystic lesion is abutting the lateral meniscus.

Left knee (screened for comparison ): A smaller cyst is also abutting the lateral meniscus.

Case Discussion

An example of bilateral lateral meniscal cysts of the knee on an ultrasound examination.

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