Meniscal cyst

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

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70 year old male with Chronic knee Swelling and recent onset pain

Modality: MRI

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Case Discussion

MRI of the knee reveals a horizontal tear of the body and the posterior horn of the medial meniscus with a associated meniscal cyst which is extending into extra articular location and displacing the sartorius muscle.

Patient was subsequently operated and the findings confirmed at the surgery.

Final Diagnosis: Meniscal Cyst

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Case Information

rID: 10601
Diagnostic certainty: Probable
Case created: 24th Aug 2010
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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