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Medial collateral bursitis

Hakan Nur, Ayca Aytekin, Erdal Gilgil
BACKGROUND: Medial collateral ligament (MCL) bursitis has been described as a distended and inflamed bursa between the superficial and deep portions of the MCL. It is a rare but important cause of medial knee pain. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 65-year-old woman with knee osteoarthritis (OA) presented with severe pain and swelling in her left knee. She didn't have a traumatic injury. After a clinical examination, a slight decrease in the range of motion of the left knee, and a painful swelling and tenderness over the medial side of the knee and proximal tibia were detected...
March 16, 2018: Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Dario Graceffa, Claudio Bonifati, Viviana Lora, Pier Luigi Saraceni, Catia De Felice, Maria Sole Chimenti, Roberto Perricone, Aldo Morrone
BACKGROUND: The inflammatory involvement of the enthesis in the course of psoriasis is accompanied by structural abnormalities detectable by ultrasound. The most common of these abnormalities is the thickening of the tendon at the insertion site. AIMS: The aim of the present study was to compare the thickness of entheses of patients with psoriatic arthritis, only skin psoriasis, and healthy controls. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted in a cohort of patients affected with either only skin psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis as well as in a control group...
March 16, 2018: Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Mustafa Resorlu, Davut Doner, Ozan Karatag, Canan Akgun Toprak
Background: This study investigated the presence of bursitis in the medial compartment of the knee (pes anserine, semimembranosus-tibial collateral ligament, and medial collateral ligament bursa) in osteoarthritis, chondromalacia patella and medial meniscal tears. Patients and methods: Radiological findings of 100 patients undergoing magnetic resonance imaging with a preliminary diagnosis of knee pain were retrospectively evaluated by two radiologists. The first radiologist assessed all patients in terms of osteoarthritis, chondromalacia patella and medial meniscal tear...
December 2017: Radiology and Oncology
William Mosenthal, Michael Kim, Robert Holzshu, Bryan Hanypsiak, Aravind Athiviraham
Injuries are common in ice hockey, a contact sport where players skate at high speeds on a sheet of ice and shoot a vulcanized rubber puck in excess of one hundred miles per hour. This article reviews the diagnoses and treatment of concussions, injuries to the cervical spine, and lower and upper extremities as they pertain to hockey players. Soft tissue injury of the shoulder, acromioclavicular joint separation, glenohumeral joint dislocation, clavicle fractures, metacarpal fractures, and olecranon bursitis are discussed in the upper-extremity section of the article...
September 2017: Current Sports Medicine Reports
Federico Del Castillo-González, Juan José Ramos-Álvarez, José González-Pérez, Elena Jiménez-Herranz, Guillermo Rodríguez-Fabián
OBJECTIVES: Calcification of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) of the knee is rare. The literature reports no positive outcomes when conservative treatment has been followed. This paper reports a case of such calcification and its treatment using ultrasound-guided percutaneous lavage (UGPL). METHODS: A 66-year-old patient presented with medial knee pain. X-ray, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance (MR) examinations revealed calcific bursitis of the MCL, which was treated by UGPL...
October 2016: Skeletal Radiology
Robert Kiningham, Aaron Monseau
Wrestling is a popular high school and college sport with an injury and illness rate second only to football. It is important that the physician providing medical care for wrestlers be familiar with the unique characteristics of wrestling and the associated common injuries and medical problems. Common orthopedic injuries include shoulder, elbow, and finger dislocation; prepatellar bursitis; knee medial collateral ligament sprains; and cervical strains. Skin infections are the most common cause of missed mat time for wrestlers...
September 2015: Current Sports Medicine Reports
Jong Hun Ji, Sang Eun Park, In Soo Song, Hanvit Kang, Ji Yoon Ha, Jae Jung Jeong
BACKGROUND: We report intra- and postoperative complications of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA). METHODS: This study was conducted on 246 cases of UKA which were performed for degenerative osteoarthritis confined to the medial compartment, from May 2002 to May 2010, for which follow-up periods longer than one year were available. Complications were divided into intra- and postoperative complications. Pre- and postoperative clinical scores, the range of motion, and radiologic findings were analyzed...
December 2014: Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery
Shawn F Kane, James H Lynch, Jonathan C Taylor
The elbow is a complex joint designed to withstand a wide range of dynamic exertional forces. The location and quality of elbow pain can generally localize the injury to one of the four anatomic regions: anterior, medial, lateral, or posterior. The history should include questions about the onset of pain, what the patient was doing when the pain started, and the type and frequency of athletic and occupational activities. Lateral and medial epicondylitis are two of the more common diagnoses and often occur as a result of occupational activities...
April 15, 2014: American Family Physician
Michail E Klontzas, Ioannis D Akoumianakis, Ilias Vagios, Apostolos H Karantanas
OBJECTIVE: Medial tibial condyle bone marrow edema (BME), associated with soft tissue edema (STe) surrounding the medial collateral ligament, was incidentally observed in MRI examinations of young and athletic individuals. The aim of the present study was to 1. Prospectively investigate the association between these findings and coexistence of localized pain, and 2. Explore the possible contribution of the tibial morphology to its pathogenesis. METHODS: The medial tibial condyle crest was evaluated in 632 knee MRI examinations...
November 2013: European Journal of Radiology
Daniel R Wenzke
This article summarizes key MR imaging findings in common athletic elbow injuries including little leaguer's elbow, Panner disease, osteochondritis dissecans, olecranon stress fracture, occult fracture, degenerative osteophyte formation, flexor-pronator strain, ulnar collateral ligament tear, lateral ulnar collateral ligament and radial collateral ligament tear, lateral epicondylitis, medial epicondylitis, biceps tear, bicipitoradial bursitis, triceps tear, olecranon bursitis, ulnar neuropathy, posterior interosseous nerve syndrome, and radial tunnel syndrome...
March 2013: Radiologic Clinics of North America
Hideki Yamashita, Koji Endo, Makoto Enokida, Ryota Teshima
We present a case of intra- and extra-articular localized pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) of the right knee joint separately. A 14-year-old girl presented with a painful mass over the medial aspect of the right knee. MRI demonstrated nodular masses located in the anteromedial area of the knee joint and on the surface of the deep medial collateral ligament outside the joint. Arthroscopic and open synovectomy were performed for both lesions. Histopathology confirmed diagnosis of localized PVNS and pigmented villonodular bursitis, respectively...
November 2013: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology: Orthopédie Traumatologie
Miguel Ángel Saavedra, José Eduardo Navarro-Zarza, Pablo Villaseñor-Ovies, Juan J Canoso, Angélica Vargas, Karla Chiapas-Gasca, Cristina Hernández-Díaz, Robert A Kalish
The clinical anatomy of several pain syndromes of the knee is herein discussed. These include the iliotibial tract syndrome, the anserine syndrome, bursitis of the medial collateral ligament, Baker's cyst, popliteus tendon tenosynovitis and bursitis of the deep infrapatellar bursa. These syndromes are reviewed in terms of the structures involved and their role in knee physiology. All of the discussed structures can be identified in their normal state and more so when they are affected by disease. The wealth of information gained by cross examination of the medial, lateral, posterior and anterior aspects of the knee brings to life knowledge acquired at the dissection table, from anatomical drawings and from virtual images...
December 2012: Reumatología Clinica
Aaron Schein, George Matcuk, Dakshesh Patel, Christopher J Gottsegen, Timothy Hartshorn, Deborah Forrester, Eric White
The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is the most commonly injured ligament of the knee. There is a spectrum of injury severity, and injuries may be acute or chronic. The MCL is also frequently injured in conjunction with other knee structures. Clinical evaluation of the knee is important to assess the degree of surgical acuity, but magnetic resonance imaging can provide details about the injury that may not be obvious clinically. In addition to injury, MCL bursitis can occur and may be treated with needle aspiration and corticosteroid injection...
December 2012: Emergency Radiology
Goran Radunovic, Violeta Vlad, Mihaela C Micu, Rodina Nestorova, Tzvetanka Petranova, Francesco Porta, Annamaria Iagnocco
Ultrasonography of the elbow is a very helpful and reliable diagnostic procedure for a broad spectrum of rheumatic and orthopedic conditions, representing a possible substitute to magnetic resonance imaging for evaluation of soft tissues of the elbow. Musculoskeletal ultrasound (US) shows many advantages over other imaging modalities, probably the most important being its capability to perform a dynamic assessment of musculoskeletal elements with patient's partnership and observation during examination. In addition, ultrasonography is cost effective, easy available, and has excellent and multiplanar capability to visualize superficial soft tissue structures...
June 2012: Medical Ultrasonography
Serhat Avcu, Ersan Altun, Ihsan Akpinar, Mehmet Deniz Bulut, Kemal Eresov, Tugrul Biren
AIMS: The aim of our study was to investigate the incidence and coexistence of multiple knee joint pathologies and the distribution of knee joint pathologies according to age and sex. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective analysis was performed using the clinical data of patients evaluated with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the knee joint. Data from 308 patients examined between August 2002 and July 2003 were included into this study. A Pearson correlation analysis was performed to examine the relationship between the pathological findings and the age and sex of the patients...
April 2010: North American Journal of Medical Sciences
Jean Jose, Erica Schallert, Bryson Lesniak
The purpose of this article is to describe a sonographically guided technique to perform therapeutic injection into the medial collateral ligament bursa. Scans are performed using a high-frequency linear transducer with the scan plane corresponding to the anatomic coronal plane. The transducer is positioned along the medial aspect of the knee; a 25-gauge needle is placed along the inferior border of the bursa; and a standardized therapeutic mixture (anesthetic and long-active corticosteroid) is injected. Distention of the bursa is the determining factor for a successful injection...
February 2011: Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine: Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
James F Scoggin, Georgiy Brusovanik, Michael Pi, Byron Izuka, Pierre Pang, Seren Tokumura, Gaetano Scuderi
Mixed martial arts (MMA) competitions have gained much popularity, and the sport is watched by many millions annually. Despite ongoing controversy, there have been no objective studies of the injuries sustained in MMA based on on-site evaluation. In the study reported in this article, we attempted to delineate injury patterns for MMA participants. We conducted an observational cohort study of MMA competitions held in Hawaii between 1999 and 2006. The study included 116 bouts, involving 232 "exposures" and 179 male participants between ages 18 and 40...
May 2010: American Journal of Orthopedics
M De Maeseneer, M Shahabpour, C Pouders
The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is made up of different components and spans the medial aspect of the knee. With injuries the superficial or deep and posterior components may be involved. A variety of conditions including MCL bursitis, medial osteoarthritis, medial cellulitis, medial bursitis, medial meniscal cyst, meniscocapsular separation, and retinacular tear may present with high signal surrounding the MCL fibers and simulate an MCL tear.
March 2010: JBR-BTR: Organe de la Société Royale Belge de Radiologie (SRBR)
Kristoff Corten, Hilde Vandenneucker, Johan Van Lauwe, Johan Bellemans
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2009: American Journal of Sports Medicine
Davut Keskin
OBJECTIVE: The fibular collateral ligament (FCL)-biceps femoris (BF) bursa is not a commonly known location for calcific bursitis. A case of FCL-BF calcific bursitis is presented. CLINICAL FEATURES: An 18-year-old man had a blunt trauma on the lateral side of his right knee approximately 1 year before his examination. The pain and physical distortion developed in the trauma region over time. Physical examination revealed a 30 degrees flexion contracture and slight valgus deformity in the right knee...
March 2008: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
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