Pellegrini-Stiedia lesion

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Pain along medial aspect of knee for several months.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Linear calcification adjacent to the medial femoral condyle, paralleling the femoral cortex.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with a Pellegrini-Stieda lesion which is a form of myositis ossificans or soft tissue ossification and may occur a few weeks following an avulsion of the origin of the medial collateral ligament.

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Case information

rID: 64008
Published: 30th Oct 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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