Medial meniscus cyst

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Swelling along medial aspect of knee - few months. Complaining of pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Femoro-tibail compartment space is maintained. There is no fracture / dislocation / bone lesion. There is well-defined soft tissue swelling on medial aspect of knee, abutting joint line, femoral - tibial condyles.

Ultrasound

There is a well-defined, anechoic cyst ( about 67 mm length )  along the long axis of medial aspect of  knee.It abutts joint line and femur - tibia condyles.

Case Discussion

Female patient presented with swelling and pain along medial aspect of knee. Radiograph shows local soft tissue swelling which was a cyst on ultrasound examination.

Arthroscopy confirmed a medial meniscal cyst.

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Case information

rID: 10063
Case created: 19th Jun 2010
Last edited: 30th Apr 2017
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