Fabella

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Twisted knee at soccer.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
X-ray

No fracture. Small knee joint effusion. Incidental note of fabella. 

Annotated image

Red circle highlights position of the fabella on the frontal projection. 

Case Discussion

This case is a good example of a large fabella, especially on the frontal projection where they are not as readily identified. 

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Case information

rID: 25865
Case created: 12th Nov 2013
Last edited: 9th Jun 2016
Tags: knee, variant
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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