Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzrlmn / M / 40 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzni.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Right Knee Joint.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O pain and limitation of joint movements with clicking since 2 years. H/O fall while playing football.
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.
4 mm thick GRASS axial images.
There is a linear hyperintense signal on all pulse sequences in the posterior horn of the medial meniscus of the right knee joint extending upto the inferior articular margin. This represents Grade III meniscal signal (meniscal tear, horizontal type).
The anterior horn of the medial meniscus and the anterior and posterior horns of the lateral meniscus 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.
Marginal osteophytes are noted around the right knee joint.
Grade III meniscal signal (meniscal tear) in the posterior horn of the medial meniscus of the right knee joint.
Marginal osteophytes around the right knee joint suggests osteoarthritis.