Multiloculated Parameniscal Cyst

Unknown Musculoskeletal Case 4


Presentation

35 y/o man with knee pain

Image Findings

Multiloculated collection of fluid appearing bright on the T2-weighted images extending from the base of the mensicus antero-laterally.

Discussion

Parameniscal cysts may develop as a result of a torn meniscus acting as a one-way value for joint fluid to flow into the parameniscal tissues.
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