Chondromalacia patellae

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Anterior knee pain with no history of trauma or dislocation

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

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
Case created: 24th May 2016
Last edited: 3rd Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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