Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzq Malmn / M / 31 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzani.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Right Knee.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
H/O fall 4 months back.
C/O pain and wasting in lower 1/3rd of lateral aspect of the right thigh since then.
M.R.I of the right knee joint with lower half of the thigh as performed using the following parameters :
4 mm thick T1 Weighted, proton and GRASS sagittal images.
4 mm thick T1 Weighted and STIR coronal images.
4 mm thick Fast Scan (T2 *) axial images.
Screening, 8 mm thick T1 Weighted coronal images through both the thighs.
There is a linear hyperintense signal on all the pulse sequences in the posterior horn of the medial and lateral menisci, not reaching upto the articular margins. These most likely 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.
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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 right knee joint in its lateral aspect.
No significant abnormality is detected on the screening images of both the thighs.
1. Grade II meniscal signal (meniscal degeneration) in the posterior horn of the medial and lateral menisci, not reaching upto the articular margins.
2. Minimal effusion in the right knee joint.