EURORAD ESR

Case 13664

Infrapatellar plica (ligamentum mucosum)

Author(s)
Dyan Christine V. Flores, MD

Makati Medical Center;
Amorsolo 1299 Makati City, Philippines;
Email:dyanflores@yahoo.com
 
Patient
female, 36 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Sagittal MR images of a normal infrapatellar plica

    PD-weighted and PD-weighted fat-suppressed sagittal MR images of the infrapatellar plica (red arrows) coursing from the intercondylar notch towards the inferior pole of the patella.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial MR images of a normal infrapatellar plica

    PD-weighted and PD-weighted fat-suppressed axial MR images of the infrapatellar plica (red arrows) coursing from the intercondylar notch towards the inferior pole of the patella.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Schematic diagram of the synovial plicae of the knee

    Schematic diagram of the synovial plicae of the knee (SP=suprapatellar plica, LP=lateral patellar plica, MP=medial patellar plica) and an axial MR image showing the infrapatellar plica (red arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
PD-weighted and PD-weighted fat-suppressed sagittal MR images of the infrapatellar plica (red arrows) coursing from the intercondylar notch towards the inferior pole of the patella.
 
PD-weighted and PD-weighted fat-suppressed axial MR images of the infrapatellar plica (red arrows) coursing from the intercondylar notch towards the inferior pole of the patella.
 
Schematic diagram of the synovial plicae of the knee (SP=suprapatellar plica, LP=lateral patellar plica, MP=medial patellar plica) and an axial MR image showing the infrapatellar plica (red arrows).
 
 
 
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