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International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images

2376-0249

Clinical-Medical Image - International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images (2022) Volume 9, Issue 6

Pelligrini Stieda Syndrome: A Rare Complication of Knee Entorse

Pelligrini Stieda Syndrome: A Rare Complication of Knee Entorse

Author(s): Jihad Boularab*, Hind Sahli, Zineb Izi and Meriem Edderai

Department of Radiology, Mohammed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

*Corresponding Author:
Jihad Boularab
Department of Radiology
Mohammed V Military Hospital
Rabat, Morocco
Tel: + 00212662666104
E-mail: [email protected]

Received: 06 June 2022, Manuscript No. ijcmi-22-66818; Editor assigned: 08 June 2022, Pre QC No. P-66818; Reviewed: 17 June 2022, QC No. Q-66818; Revised: 21 June 2022, Manuscript No. R-66818; Published: 28 June 2022, DOI: 10.4172/2376-0249.1000833

Citation: Boularab J, Sahli H, Izi Z and Edderai M. (2022) Pelligrini Stieda Syndrome: A Rare Complication of Knee Entorse. Int J Clin Med Imaging 9:833.

Copyright: © 2022 Boularab J, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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Axial, coronal and sagittal views of knee MRI of a 56 years old man with recurrent knee pain following a knee sprain, showing a calcification in the soft tissue situated mesial to the medial femoral condyle (red arrows (Figure 1)) corresponding to the ossification of the medial collateral ligament, suggesting the diagnosis of Pelligrini Stieda syndrome. The Pellegrini-Stieda syndrome is relatively infrequent and is commonly associated with sporting injuries. It occurs within 11 days to 6 weeks after trauma and patients may be asymptomatic or present a local pain and swelling in the medial aspect of the knee.

The diagnosis can be suggested on the X-ray, and confirmed by the MRI which also delineates the extent of adhesion of the calcified mass to the MCL and the remaining ligamentous volume [1,2] (Figure 1).

Keywords

Pelligrini stieda; Posttraumatic; MRI; Ossification; Medial collateral Ligament

References

  1. Mendes, L. F., Pretterklieber, M. L., Cho, J. H., Garcia, G. M., and Resnick, D. L., et.al (2006) Pellegrini–Stieda disease: a heterogeneous disorder not synonymous with ossification/calcification of the tibial collateral ligament—anatomic and imaging investigation. Skeletal Radiol 35(12): 916-922.
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  3. Miller, T. T. (2009) Imaging of the medial and lateral ligaments of the knee. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 13(4): 340-352.
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