Pellegrini Stieda lesion

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Fall. Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

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
Case created: 28th May 2013
Last edited: 16th Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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