Lateral collateral ligament calcification - knee

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Pain on lateral aspect of knee - Few days.

Patient Data

Age: 55 - 60 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Calcification focus is noted near lateral condyle of femur.

Modality: Ultrasound

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
Case created: 10th Jun 2014
Last edited: 7th Feb 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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