MR evaluation of mediopatellar plica.

  title={MR evaluation of mediopatellar plica.},
  author={Katsuyuki Nakanishi and Masahiro Inoue and Takeshi Ishida and Takamichi Murakami and Kyo Tsuda and Junpei Ikezoe and Hironobu Nakamura},
  journal={Acta radiologica},
  volume={37 4},
PURPOSE Evaluation of the usefulness of MR imaging for diagnosing mediopatellar plica (MP) of the knee joint. MATERIAL AND METHODS We prospectively examined MR images of 40 knee joints in 30 patients with symptoms. The pulse sequences were SE T1-weighted images (600/26 ms), T2-weighted images (1800/70), and FLASH images (320/15/flip angle 90 degrees). When a low-intensity band was found above the medial condyle of the femur on T1-weighted and T2-weighted MR images, we defined it as MP. We… CONTINUE READING