Medial meniscus posterior horn horizontal tear

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Knee pain. ? meniscal tear

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Degenerative horizontal tear of the medial meniscal posterior horn extending from the tibial surface near the inner free edge, through to the meniscal periphery. There is related localized synovitis and inflammation of the pes anserine bursa. Partial thickness medial tibiofemoral compartment cartilage degeneration and full thickness patella eminence and lateral patella facet cartilage loss. 

Case Discussion

Typical degenerative horizontal tear of the medial meniscal posterior horn with localized synovitis and inflammation of the pes anserine bursa.

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Case information

rID: 62520
Published: 26th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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