Lateral meniscal cyst

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Knee pain. O/E : swelling along lateral femoral tibial joint line.

Ultrasound

Lateral meniscus appears tobe extruded. It shows hypo echoes areas. A well defined cyst is seen abutting lateral meniscus. No osteophytes are seen from peri articulate surface of tibia and femur.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest lateral meniscal cyst.

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Case information

rID: 10103
Published: 27th Jun 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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