Melorheostosis of the knee

Case contributed by Dr Sinéad Culleton


Right knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Irregular striated areas of sclerosis affecting the medial femoral and tibial condyles and extending inferiorly along the medial aspect of the right tibial shaft. Note also made of a periosteal reaction along the medial aspect of the distal femoral shaft. Findings highly suggestive of melorheostosis.

Modality: MRI

There is sclerosis of the posteriomedial femoral condyle and medial tibial plateau associated with patient's diagnosis of melorheostosis

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Case Information

rID: 40643
Case created: 28th Oct 2015
Last edited: 29th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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