Lateral collateral ligament calcification - knee

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Pain on lateral aspect of knee - Few days.

Patient Data

Age: 55 - 60 years
Gender: Female

Calcification focus is noted near lateral condyle of femur.

Calcification is noted in proximal end of lateral collateral ligament with local hypervascularity.

Case Discussion

Findings of lateral collateral ligament calcification with local hypervascularity - at the site of tenderness.

Additional finding on MR was discoid lateral meniscus without tear.

Needling under ultrasound guidance was done by orthopedic surgeon.

Post needling radiograph - not available so far.


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Case information

rID: 29637
Published: 10th Jun 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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