Medial meniscocapsular strain injury without meniscal tear

Case contributed by Marina Goymer

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Pain and restricted range of motion in knee since netball injury months ago

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Small effusion with small areas of predominantly oblique linear type signal intensity postero-medial corner of the medial meniscus with oedema of the menisco-capsular junction without menisco-capsular separation.  This is a menisco-capsular strain injury and there is no significant articular surface tearing of the medial meniscus at this point.  This is best seen on the sagittal PD images.

Acquired on 1.5T Toshiba Titan.

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Case information

rID: 24777
Case created: 11th Sep 2013
Last edited: 9th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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