Bone infarct

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Diffuse knee pain for several months. No history of trauma or arthritis.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


There are irregular, serpiginous abnormal signal lines within the medullary space of the proximal tibia. On the STIR image, there is a hyperintense line parallel to the inner surface of the hypointense line within the marrow.

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Case information

rID: 14152
Published: 3rd Jul 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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