[Medial patellar plica of the knee in MR examination and arthroscopy].

@article{Kruczyski1995MedialPP,
  title={[Medial patellar plica of the knee in MR examination and arthroscopy].},
  author={Jacek Kruczyński and Andrzej Ziemia{\~n}ski},
  journal={Chirurgia narzadow ruchu i ortopedia polska},
  year={1995},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={313-7}
}
MRI method of assessment of medio-patellar plica of the knee is presented. The results have been verified arthroscopically. Twenty seven patients have underwent MRI of the knee, arthroscopy followed in 15 cases. MRI revealed the plica in 15 patients, no plica was found in 5 cases and 3 examinations were not conclusive. Arthroscopy confirmed pathology in 9 cases; the plica was also found in one of "not conclusive" cases. MRI rendered 0.7 specificity, 0.9 sensitivity and positive prognostic value… CONTINUE READING