Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc XyzThlmn / M / 30 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzdy.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Left Knee Joint.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O pain in both the knee joints, right more than left since 4 months.
H/O fall 3-4 months back.
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.
4 mm thick T1 Weighted and GRASS axial images.
There is a linear, hyperintense signal on all the pulse sequences in the posterior horn of the medial meniscus of the left knee joint, reaching upto the inferior articular margin. This represents a horizontal flap tear.
The anterior and posterior horn of the lateral meniscus and the anterior horn of the medial meniscus show Grade II meniscal signal (Meniscal degeneration).
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 patello-femoral joint.
1. Horizontal flap tear in the posterior horn of the medial meniscus of the left knee joint.
2. Minimal fluid in the patello-femoral joint.