Meniscal tear and parameniscal cyst

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Knee pain and limitation of movement. History of previous trauma a month ago

Patient Data

Age: 45 years old
Gender: Male

Complex horizontal and radial tear of the lateral meniscus with associated parameniscal cyst.A small area of marrow contusion seen at the posterolateral corner of tibial plateau yet with intact collateral ligament.

Annotated image

Radial tear is seen within the blue circle and the curved orange arrow.

Parameniscal cyst is referred by the red arrows and yellow dashed arrow

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Case information

rID: 33036
Published: 29th Dec 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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