Pellegrini-Stieda lesion

Case contributed by Dr Olumuyiwa Ifedayo Ajayi

Presentation

Recurrent knee pain. Had a knee injury during contact sports 4 years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

A linear calcification with a smooth margin is visible adjacent to the medial femoral condyle. 

Case Discussion

This lesion represents an ossified post-traumatic lesion at the medial femoral collateral ligament suggestive of a Pellegrini-Stieda lesion.

DD includes; Stieda fracture and calcific tendinitis of the medial collateral ligament.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.