‘The Sneaky Plica’ revisited: morphology, pathophysiology and treatment of synovial plicae of the knee

@article{Schindler2013TheSP,
  title={‘The Sneaky Plica’ revisited: morphology, pathophysiology and treatment of synovial plicae of the knee},
  author={Oliver S. Schindler},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2013},
  volume={22},
  pages={247-262}
}
To comprise current knowledge on morphology, embryology and pathophysiology of synovial plicae as well as on clinical and therapeutic aspects of the plica syndrome. Review of the literature combined with a meta-analysis of studies assessing the outcome of open or arthroscopic plica excision including the author’s own series. The term synovial plica has been devised to describe a number of intra-capsular folds thought to represent remnants of a membranous knee joint partition present during… CONTINUE READING