Pellegrini-Stieda lesion

Case contributed by Dr Subash Thapa

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 30 Years
Gender: Male
X-ray

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
Case created: 31st Oct 2015
Last edited: 15th Feb 2016
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