Pellegrini-Stieda lesion

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X-ray

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

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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