Knee osteoarthritis with intra-articular body

Case contributed by Henry Knipe
Diagnosis certain


Left knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Severe osteoarthritis of the left lateral tibiofemoral compartment with joint space narrowing and marginal osteophyte formation. Large intra-articular body within the suprapatellar recess. 

Case Discussion

Intra-articular bodies are not uncommon in osteoarthritis and can be a cause of symptoms by causing joint locking. 

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