Intraosseous ganglion cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mahmoud Nady Hassan Mostafa


Painful left knee.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

An intraosseous ganglion cyst is noted at the upper tibial epiphysis in front of the insertion site of PCL.

Degenerative arthritic changes.

Mucoid degeneration of ACL (celery stalk appearance). Torn posterior horn medial meniscus. Small Baker cyst. Intraarticular loose bodies. An osteochondral ulcer at the inferolateral aspect of the patella. Mild amount of joint effusion. Medial collateral ligament bursitis.

Case Discussion

Intraosseous ganglion cysts may form at the ligament’s bony attachments.

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Case information

rID: 75238
Published: 29th Mar 2020
Last edited: 30th Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Al Azhar university

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