Patellar abscess

Case contributed by Dr Ashutosh Gandhi

Presentation

young male complaining of pain & tenderness in the knee joint. H/O trauma year back.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
MRI

Diffuse altered signals in the patella with abscess formation within the patella bone.

Moderate knee joint effusion with synovitis.

Tendinosis of quadriceps tendon.

Sprain in the ACL

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Case information

rID: 19770
Case created: 11th Oct 2012
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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