Items tagged “knee”

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Normal both knees x-ray

  Diagnosis certain
Naim Qaqish
Published 08 Mar 2021
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X-ray
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Popliteomeniscal fascicles

The popliteomeniscal fascicles (PMF) are synovial ligamentous structures connecting the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus to the popliteus tendon thus stabilizing the lateral meniscus. They form the popliteal hiatus and include the following: anteroinferior popliteomeniscal fascicle poste...
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Distal semimembranosus tendon

The distal semimembranosus tendon, distal semimembranosus complex or distal semimembranosus muscle-tendon unit is a major musculotendinous structure of the posteromedial corner of the knee and an important dynamic stabilizer of the knee. Gross anatomy The semimembranosus tendon has a complex a...
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Meniscocapsular ligament

The meniscocapsular ligament attaches the base of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus to the posterior joint capsule of the knee adjacent to the coronary ligament. Gross anatomy The meniscocapsular ligament is a collagenous structure of the posteromedial corner of the knee and connects t...
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Meniscofibular ligament

The meniscofibular ligament is a capsular ligament that connects the corpus of the lateral meniscus to the fibular head and provides stability to the posterolateral corner of the knee. Gross anatomy The meniscofibular has been shown to be present in up to 100% of cadaver studies 1,2. It consis...
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Fibular collateral ligament-biceps femoris bursa

The fibular collateral ligament-biceps femoris bursa is a small bursa separating the medial surface of the anterior arm of the long head biceps femoris tendon from the medially inserting lateral collateral ligament of the knee at the level of the fibular head. Gross anatomy The fibular collate...
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Inferior lateral genicular artery

The inferior lateral genicular artery (ILGA) is the lateral counterpart of the inferior medial genicular artery and supplies the inferolateral structures of the knee and the patella. Summary location: knee origin: popliteal artery branches: cutaneous perforating branches supply: inferolater...
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Inferior medial genicular artery

The inferior medial genicular artery (IMGA) is the medial counterpart of the inferior lateral genicular artery and supplies the inferomedial structures of the knee including the medial tibial condyle and participates in the supply of the patella. Summary location: knee origin: popliteal arter...
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Superior lateral genicular artery

The superior lateral genicular artery (SLGA) is the lateral counterpart of the superior medial genicular artery and supplies the superolateral structures of the knee and participates in the vascularization of the patella. Summary location: knee origin: popliteal artery branches: anterior and...
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Superior medial genicular artery

The superior medial genicular artery (SMGA) is the medial counterpart of the superior lateral genicular artery and participates in the supply of the superomedial structures of the knee and the vascularization of the patella. Summary location: knee origin: popliteal artery branches: anterior ...
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Middle genicular artery

The middle genicular artery (MGA) is one of the arteries of the knee joint and is a major supplicant of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments. Summary location: knee origin: popliteal artery supply: cruciate ligaments Gross anatomy The middle genicular artery originates from the an...
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Osteomeniscal impact edema

Osteomeniscal impact edema (OMIE) refers to a bone marrow edema pattern in the knee adjacent to a displaced meniscal flap tear. Clinical presentation Patients can present with focal medial knee pain. Pathology This occurs secondary to a displaced meniscal flap tear with peripheral, focal ede...
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Concomitant complete tear of MCL and ACL avulsion fracture in right knee joint

  Diagnosis certain
Shervin Sharifkashani
Published 31 Mar 2022
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MRI
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Proximal tibial physeal fracture - Salter-Harris type IV

  Diagnosis certain
Leonardo Lustosa
Published 09 Apr 2022
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X-ray
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Stener-like lesion of the medial collateral ligament of the knee

Stener-like lesions of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) occur when a tear involves the distal fibers of the superficial medial collateral ligament (sMCL) are displaced superficially to the pes anserinus, which can result in compromised healing. Pathology Usually, the sMCL runs deep to the p...
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Stener-like lesion of the MCL of the knee (illustration)

  Diagnosis not applicable
Leonardo Lustosa
Published 25 Jun 2022
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Diagram
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Patellar fracture

  Diagnosis certain
Leonardo Lustosa
Published 08 Jul 2022
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X-ray Annotated image
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Osteochondroma illustrations

  Diagnosis not applicable
Matt Skalski
Published 15 Aug 2022
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Diagram
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Periosteal reaction illustrations

  Diagnosis not applicable
Matt Skalski
Published 14 Jan 2023
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Diagram