Pellegrini-Stieda lesion

Case contributed by Dr J. Ray Ballinger

Presentation

Knee injury 2 years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Linear ossification along the margin of the medial femoral condyle

Case Discussion

The Pellegrini-Stieda lesion is a form of myositis ossificans or soft tissue ossification that may occur a few weeks following an avulsion of the origin of the medial collateral ligament. It is usually seen in younger patients and may resolve with time.

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Case information

rID: 24617
Case created: 31st Aug 2013
Last edited: 27th Jun 2017
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