Lateral discoid meniscus

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

MRI was originally performed for medial knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Discoid lateral meniscus.

Horizontal high T2 intrasubstance signal at the posterior horn of medial meniscus not reaching the articular surface, reflecting grade II meniscal degeneration.

Case Discussion

In this case, meniscal degeneration was more advanced in the medial posterior horn than in the rather incidentally found lateral discoid meniscus.

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Case information

rID: 14060
Published: 20th Jun 2011
Last edited: 29th Jan 2020
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