Semimembranosus bursitis

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam
Diagnosis almost certain


Knee pain

Patient Data

Age: Adult

MRI sequences of the knee joint demonstrate an abnormal fluid signal intensity noted distal to the semimembranous tendon associated with synovial thickening in keeping with semimembranous bursitis. Mild tendinopathy of the semimembranous tendon, which is otherwise intact.

Mild ACL sprain is noted, evident by thickened proximal ACL fibers with high signal intensity in T2 sequences.

Intrameniscus substance degeneration of the posterior horn medial meniscus.

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