Pellegrini-Stieda lesion

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


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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rID: 11752
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 16th Apr 2020
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