Pellegrini stieda lesion

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

A thin curvilinear calcific density projects over the medial aspect of the distal femur. The remainder of the knee is essentially normal. 

Case Discussion

The location of calcification is characteristic of a Pellegrini Stieda lesion and represents previous medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury

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Case information

rID: 14613
Case created: 11th Aug 2011
Last edited: 10th Jul 2016
Tags: knee, mcl, rapids
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