Spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Knee pain and swelling and negative history of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Marrow oedema of the medial femoral and to lesser extent medial tibial condyles with subchondral flattening of the medial femoral condyle (weight bearing area).

Diagnosis: Spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee (SONK)

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Case Information

rID: 22869
Case created: 30th Apr 2013
Last edited: 6th Dec 2015
Tag: knee
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