Infrapatellar plica injury

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


Young soccer player presents with infrapatellar knee pain, since last 2 months

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
Race: Indian/Pakistani

Study showed, altered signal along infrapatellar plica, within Hoffa's fat pad, with fluid anterior to anterior cruciate ligament. Laxity of torn infrapatellar plica can also be seen.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates infrapatellar plica injury - an under-rated, yet common sports injury especially in soccer players.

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Case information

rID: 18233
Published: 21st Jun 2012
Last edited: 14th Apr 2019
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