Medial patellar plica

Case contributed by Dr Saqba Farooq

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Case Discussion

Axial MR image demonstrates a thin, hypointense line that originates at the medial wall of the knee joint consistent with a medial plica. This is associated with high signal within the cartilage of the medial facet of the patella in keeping with chondromalacia patella, a recognized association. 

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Case information

rID: 8500
Published: 6th Feb 2010
Last edited: 28th Apr 2015
Tag: knee
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