EURORAD ESR

Case 6779

Severe posterior knee injury

Author(s)
Lothar Albrecht, Michael Baese, Florin Serachitopol, Thomas Labuhn
 
Patient
male, 47 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Plain T2TSE sag.

    Undulatory shape and inhomogenous signal are signs of posterior cruciate ligament rupture.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Plain T2TSE tra at level of myotendinous junction of popliteus.

    Inhomogenous signal of myotendinous junction and undulatory shape of its tendon indicate a tear (red arrow).

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Plain T2*medic sag.

    Edema in the myotendinous junction region of popliteus (red arrow).

     
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Plain T1TSE cor.

    Popliteus muscle is inhomogenous and is slightly more bright in its advance to the fermur.

     
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Tirm cor.

    Bright signal indicates muscle edema.

     
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Plain T2TSE tra at femoral condyle level

    Regular attachment of popliteus to the femoral sulcus (red arrow).

     
     
     
Undulatory shape and inhomogenous signal are signs of posterior cruciate ligament rupture.
 
Inhomogenous signal of myotendinous junction and undulatory shape of its tendon indicate a tear (red arrow).
 
Edema in the myotendinous junction region of popliteus (red arrow).
 
Popliteus muscle is inhomogenous and is slightly more bright in its advance to the fermur.
 
Bright signal indicates muscle edema.
 
Regular attachment of popliteus to the femoral sulcus (red arrow).
 
 
 
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