Name of the Patient : Abc XyzPalmn / F / 46 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzh.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Right Knee Joint.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O pain in the right knee joint since 1 1/2 months with occasional clicking.
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 STIR coronal images.
4 mm thick GRASS axial images.
FEW IMAGES SHOW PATIENT MOTION.
There is slight anterior translation of the right femur over the right tibia.
The anterior horn of the medial meniscus of the right knee joint is truncated.
There is a linear hyperintense signal on all the pulse sequences within the posterior horn of the medial meniscus of the right knee joint extending upto the inferior articular margin, which most likely represents a horizontal flap tear.
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 periatricular osteophytosis is noted around the right knee joint with a prominent tibial spine.
A small right knee joint effusion is noted.
1. Horizontal flap tear of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus of the right knee joint.
2. Marginal periatricular osteophytosis around the right knee joint with a prominent tibial spine.
3. A small right knee joint effusion.