Parameniscal cyst

Case contributed by Ammar Haouimi


Pain with swelling, of the posteromedial aspect of the right knee.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

There is a lobulated multiseptated cyst (3.5 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm) located along the posterior aspect of the posterior medial meniscal horn with a horizontal tear of the body and posterior horn. Mild joint effusion is noted.

Case Discussion

MRI features of a parameniscal cyst arising from a horizontal tear of the medial meniscus.

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