Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc XyzAlmn / M / 26 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzdy.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Left Knee Joint.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O pain in the left knee joint in November 0000.
No complaints at present.
M.R.I of the left knee joint was performed using the following parameters :
4 mm thick T1 Weighted, proton and GRASS sagittal images.
4 mm thick T1 Weighted and T2 Weighted coronal images.
5 mm thick GRASS axial images.
There is a linear hyperintense signal on all the pulse sequences in the posterior horns of the medial and lateral menisci bilaterally, not reaching upto the articular margin. This represents Grade II meniscal signal (meniscal degeneration).
The anterior horns of the lateral and medial menisci reveal normal configuration and signal characteristics.
Cruciate Ligaments :
The anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments show normal contour and signal characteristics.
Collateral Ligaments and the Patellar Tendon :
The medial and lateral collateral ligaments and the patellar tendon are normal.
Hoffas Fat Pad :
The Hoffas fat pad is normal.
Articular cartilage and bones :
The articular cartilage overlying the patella, tibia and femur appears normal.
Minimal fluid is noted in the left knee joint.
1. Grade II meniscal signal (meniscal degeneration) in the posterior horns of the lateral and medial menisci bilaterally.
2. Minimal left knee joint effusion.
No previous films were available for comparison.