KNEE

LEARN MSK MRI KNEE ONLINE     knee icon radedasia

KNEE MSK MRI RADIOLOGY: We regularly post on Knee MRI and our Knee MRI Courses with all the posts on this page.

Knee MRI can be difficult due to the complex anatomy. In our posts we have concise explanation of the Knee MRI anatomy, the macroscopic pathology that’s relevant to the Imaging and the Imaging findings in various pathologies.

Learn where to Look, What to Look for and How to Report Knee MRI More Confidently

subcortical subchondral fracture knee tibial plateau mri insufficiency

SUBCORTICAL SUBCHONDRAL FRACTURE KNEE MRI TIBIAL PLATEAU

SUBCORTICAL SUBCHONDRAL FRACTURE KNEE MRI TIBIAL PLATEAU DISCUSSION Subchondral or subcortical fractures of the knee can occur in the femoral condyles or tibial plateau.   The key to the diagnosis is seeing a linear low signal line adjacent to and paralleling the cortex without any cortical defect or break in the acute phase.     There …

SUBCORTICAL SUBCHONDRAL FRACTURE KNEE MRI TIBIAL PLATEAU Read More »

mri acl tear pivot shift injury bone contusion pattern osteochondral fracture knee

ACL TEAR PIVOT SHIFT INJURY BONE CONTUSION PATTERN OSTEOCHONDRAL FRACTURE MRI KNEE

ACL TEAR PIVOT SHIFT INJURY BONE CONTUSION PATTERN OSTEOCHONDRAL FRACTURE MRI WHAT'S THE Dx? Pivot shift bone bruising of the lateral femoral condyle and an osteochondral depression fracture secondary to an ACL tear.   Characteristic bone contusion pattern seen with complete ACL tear.   The osteochondral fracture is seen with the flattening of the cortical …

ACL TEAR PIVOT SHIFT INJURY BONE CONTUSION PATTERN OSTEOCHONDRAL FRACTURE MRI KNEE Read More »

synovitis mri appearances

SYNOVITIS MRI FINDINGS KNEE WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE

SYNOVITIS MRI FINDINGS SYNOVITIS MRI FINDINGS: WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE Synovitis on MRI, like the many faced god in Game of Thrones, can have many appearances. However, like we saw in the article Tendinosis: Same Same But Different once you recognizes the different appearances, it’s the same pattern for each joint. Synovitis is usually …

SYNOVITIS MRI FINDINGS KNEE WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE Read More »

chondromalacia patella femoral trochlear knee cartilage mri radiology radedasia

CHONDROMALACIA PATELLA FEMORAL TROCHLEAR CARTILAGE MRI KNEE

CHONDROMALACIA PATELLA FEMORAL TROCHLEAR CARTILAGE MRI DISCUSSION ON TROCHLEAR CARTILAGE MRI Chondromalacia of the femoral trochlear surface.   There is severe (in areas full thickness) cartilage loss (Green arrows) in the femoral trochlear.   Compare with normal thickness cartilage above and below (Pink arrows).   The femoral trochlear surface cartilage should be assessed on axial …

CHONDROMALACIA PATELLA FEMORAL TROCHLEAR CARTILAGE MRI KNEE Read More »

knee infrapatellar plica syndrome radiology mri

KNEE INFRAPATELLAR PLICA SYNDROME RADIOLOGY MRI

KNEE INFRAPATELLAR PLICA SYNDROME RADIOLOGY MRI DISCUSSION ON KNEE INFRAPATELLAR PLICA PLICAS IN THE KNEE The infrapatellar plica is one of 4 plicas in the knee: Medial Patella Plica. Suprapatellar Plica. Infrapatellar plica. Lateral Patellar plica. INFRAPATELLAR PLICA ANATOMY Attaches to anterior intercondylar notch and inferior pole patella.   Runs through Hoffa’s Fat Pad.   …

KNEE INFRAPATELLAR PLICA SYNDROME RADIOLOGY MRI Read More »

patella dislocation subluxation fracture hemarthrosis lipohemarthrosis radiology mri xray knee

PATELLA DISLOCATION SUBLUXATION FRACTURE HEMARTHROSIS LIPOHEMARTHROSIS MRI KNEE RADIOLOGY

PATELLA DISLOCATION SUBLUXATION HEMARTHROSIS FRACTURE DISCUSSION ON PATELLA DISLOCATION SUBLUXATION HEMARTHROSIS FRACTURE The patient has had a recent patella dislocation and there is now a large suprapatellar effusion (on MRI this was a hemarthrosis).  On X-ray we can’t say defnitely that it’s a hemarthrosis but the presence of a fracture would indicate that it is …

PATELLA DISLOCATION SUBLUXATION FRACTURE HEMARTHROSIS LIPOHEMARTHROSIS MRI KNEE RADIOLOGY Read More »

This site is intended for Medical Professionals only. Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Service and Privacy Statement which can be found by clicking on the links. Please accept before proceeding to the website.
error: Right Click not available.