Meniscal cyst

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Non traumatic left knee pain. Swelling on lateral anterior aspect of knee - 15 days. Referred for radiograph and ultrasound for local swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 25 yrs
Gender: Female



Radiograph - Suspicious soft tissue swelling on lateral aspect of femoro-tibial joint line in AP view.

USG - Cyst with few septa abutting lateral meniscus. A hypoechoic cleft is noted in meniscus - Possibly a tear.

Case Discussion

Meniscal cyst.

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Case information

rID: 18575
Published: 13th Jul 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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