Osteochondral lesion of talus

Case contributed by Dr Vinay Shah


Pain in right ankle joint. Past history of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Small well defined hypointense signal lesion is seen on the T1W images in the medial talar dome at subchondral region.  

Adjacent subtle marrow edema seen in the medial aspect of talus bone. 

Mild joint effusion is seen at tibio-talar and subtalar joints. 

Case Discussion

These findings most likely represent an osteochondral lesion of talus.   

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Case information

rID: 20162
Published: 5th Nov 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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