Ligamentum mucosum

Case contributed by Dr Omar Giyab


One year of infrapatellar knee pain, starting after stepping into a pit one year ago

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

A curvilinear hyperintensity is seen along the area of the infrapatellar plica, which is indicative of an injury.

Case Discussion

The ligamentum mucosum (infrapatellar plica) is a common anatomical variant, if injured it can cause infrapatellar knee pain.

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Case information

rID: 44666
Published: 1st May 2016
Last edited: 12th Dec 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: University of Pécs

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