Bone infarcts

Case contributed by Dr Amr Farouk


50 years old female patient with bilateral knee pain more on the left side

Patient Data

Age: 50 years old

Geographic medullary areas of serpiginous borders are seen implicating the metaphyses of the distal femur, proximal tibia and patella of the left knee eliciting T1 serpiginous peripheral low signal and central marrow signal. Double-line sign seen on T2WI.

Osteoarthritis and joint effusion are noted as well.

Case Discussion

Geographic medullary areas of serpiginous borders and double line sign on T2WI are diagnostic of bone infarcts.

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Case information

rID: 47896
Case created: 7th Sep 2016
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2016
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