Arthroscopic findings of the synovial plicae of the knee.

  title={Arthroscopic findings of the synovial plicae of the knee.},
  author={Sung-Hwan Kim and Won Sick Choe},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={13 1},
From June 1991 to March 1993, 400 knees in 363 patients were studied arthroscopically to clarify the arthroscopic anatomy of the plica and determine the classification of the plica. The various patterns of the synovial plicae were classified according to their shape and size from the arthroscopic view. Incidences of the synovial plica at the knees were: suprapatellar plica, 87.0%; mediopatellar plica, 72.0%; infrapatellar plica, 86.0%; and lateral patellar plica, 1.3%. There was no significant… CONTINUE READING

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