Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyza Ylmn / F / 22 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzni.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Left Knee Joint.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O pain in the left knee joint with swelling since 8 months.
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 STIR coronal images.
5 mm thick T1 Weighted and GRASS axial images.
The anterior and posterior 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 visualized distal left femur and proximal left tibia and fibula show normal signal intensity.
Moderate amount of fluid is noted in the suprapatellar bursa and the left knee joint. The subcutaneous fat around the left knee joint shows subtle hyperintense signal on the T2 Weighted and GRASS images in some places which may suggest subcutaneous edema. Slight atrophy of the muscles around the left knee joint is also noted.
The articular cartilage overlying the patella, tibia and femur appears normal.
Moderate amount of fluid in the suprapatellar bursa and the left knee joint. Synovitis should be excluded.