Parameniscal cyst

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Painful swelling of the posteromedial aspect of the right knee.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

There is a horizontal tear of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus with an associated parameniscal cyst measuring 2.6 x 2 cm.

The lateral meniscus, as well as the cruciate and collateral ligaments are intact.

Case Discussion

MRI appearance of a medial parameniscal cyst.

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Case information

rID: 65115
Published: 24th Dec 2018
Last edited: 17th Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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