Chondromalacia patellae

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Anterior knee pain with no history of trauma or dislocation

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Male

The trochlear surface of the patella shows two focal areas of cartilage denudation with underlying subchondral degenerative changes displaying low T1 and bright T2 and STIR signal intensity.

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Case information

rID: 45417
Published: 24th May 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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