Medial meniscal cyst

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Cystic lobulated lesion along the posterior aspect of joint line associated with a horizontal tear of the medial meniscus posterior horn extending posterior to the PCL along the ligament of Wrisberg.

Case Discussion

MRI reveals a horizontal tear of the posterior horn of medial meniscus with a meniscal cyst along its posterior aspect.

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Case information

rID: 7992
Published: 27th Dec 2009
Last edited: 30th Jan 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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