Pellegrini-Stieda lesion

Case contributed by Dr Subash Thapa


30 years male with history of right knee trauma presented with chronic pain over knee

Patient Data

Age: 30 Years
Gender: Male

Linear calcification adjacent to the margin of the medial femoral condyle

Case Discussion

Lesion is named after Italian and German surgeons ‘Augusto Pellegrini’ and ‘Alfred Stieda’ respectively.

Lesion may mimic tendinous calcification in reactive arthritis which is associated with degenerative changes.

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Case information

rID: 40712
Published: 1st Nov 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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