Chondromalacia patellae and ruptured Baker's cyst

Case contributed by Marina Goymer

Presentation

Injury, and now clinically medial meniscus tear.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

The menisci, posterior and anterior cruciate ligaments and collateral ligaments all appear intact.

There is evidence of a grade II/III chondromalacia patellae in the medial articular facet.

There is a small joint effusion present.

There is a moderate sized Baker's cyst in the popliteal fossa with evidence of rupture and fluid seen tracking around the semitendinosus muscle superiorly.

Acquired on a 1.5T Toshiba Titan.

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Case information

rID: 25825
Case created: 11th Nov 2013
Last edited: 27th Oct 2015
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