Medial plica of the knee

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

MRI knee

The medial plica of the knee is a little thickened. 

Annotated image

Annotated images

The medial plica is indicated by the red arrow in both images. 

Case Discussion

The medial plica of the knee is identified in the vast majority of patients at arthroscopy, but can become inflamed and be the source of medial knee pain in some. 

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Case information

rID: 9175
Published: 22nd Mar 2010
Last edited: 22nd Nov 2015
Tag: knee
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