Meniscal flounce

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Incidental finding, in an MRI of the knee performed for trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Knee MRI

A flounce involves the body of the lateral meniscus. The lateral meniscus otherwise has a normal appearance. 

Case Discussion

Meniscal flounces are incidental findings, and should not be mistaken for a tear. 

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Case information

rID: 16305
Published: 9th Jan 2012
Last edited: 6th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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