Multiloculated parameniscal cyst

Case contributed by Dr J. Ray Ballinger


Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Multiloculated collection of fluid appearing bright on the T2-weighted images extending from the base of the medial meniscus anterolaterally.

Case Discussion

Parameniscal cysts may develop as a result of a torn meniscus acting as a one-way value for joint fluid to flow into the parameniscal tissues.

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Case information

rID: 24566
Published: 26th Aug 2013
Last edited: 28th Mar 2018
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