Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzi Amlmn / F / 28 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzering.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Right Knee Joint.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O pain and slight swelling over the right knee joint since 2 1/2 months.
H/O fall prior to this.
M.R.I of the right 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 T1 Weighted axial images.
3 mm thick T1 Weighted sagittal images.
The anterior and posterior horns of the lateral and medial menisci reveal normal configuration and signal characteristics.
Cruciate Ligaments :
The fibres of the anterior cruciate ligament are ill-defined. An intermediate signal intensity is seen along the course of the ACL on the T1 Weighted images and turns hyperintense on the proton and Gradient images.
The posterior cruciate ligament shows 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.
Small effusion is seen within the right knee joint.
1. Partial tear/strain of the anterior cruciate ligament.
2. Small effusion within the right knee joint.