Radial tear medial meniscus

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Recent trauma, now persistent pain in the medial knee.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female
MRI

Typical small, but definite, so-called radial tear at the junction of the posterior horn and body of the medial mensicus seen as truncation of the normal triangular tip on the sagittal and coronal projections.

Nicely demonstrated as a radial defect on the axial scan.

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Case information

rID: 32027
Case created: 9th Nov 2014
Last edited: 21st Nov 2015
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