Iliotibial band friction syndrome

Case contributed by Salem Bauones
Diagnosis certain


Pain at the lateral side of knee joint while running.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Focal thickening of the distal iliotibial band (ITB) in regard to the lateral femoral condyle.

Ill-defined signal abnormalities interposed between the ITB and the lateral femoral condyle, compatible with edematous changes.

Case Discussion

Findings are compatible with ITB friction syndrome.

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