Discoid meniscus

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Discoid lateral meniscus with horizontal tearing associated with the parameniscal cyst measuring about 10x16mm near to the anterior horn.

Horizontal tear of the medial meniscus.

ACL mucoid degeneration.

A joint effusion is present.

Case Discussion

Discoid menisci are those that have a body that is too wide, usually affecting the lateral meniscus. They are incidentally found in 3-5% of knee MRI examinations.

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Case information

rID: 63922
Published: 2nd Nov 2018
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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