Pellegrini Stieda lesion

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Fall. Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

At the site of origin of the medial collateral ligament and a focal region of calcification is demonstrated in keeping with previous injury (Pellegrini Stieda lesion), although there is superimposed soft tissue swelling suggesting a more acute component. The knee is otherwise unremarkable in appearance. Only a very small joint effusion is present. No fractures identified.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of previous MCL injury with superimposed acute changes.

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Case information

rID: 23199
Published: 28th May 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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