Pellegrini-Stieda lesion

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Modality: X-ray

Calcific linear focus is present medial to the distal femur in the region of proximal attachment of the medial collateral ligament. 

Modality: MRI

The medial collateral ligament is thickened and is the site of calcification seen on plain film. Features are characteristic of a Pellegrini-Stieda lesion

Case Discussion

Plain film and MRI demonstrate Pellegrini-Stieda lesion.

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Case Information

rID: 11752
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 17th Sep 2015
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