Mucoid cystic degeneration of the cruciate ligament.


A 35-year-old man was seen with pain in the back of the knee. MRI showed a mass in the anterior cruciate ligament. Biopsy indicated mucoid degeneration. Arthroscopic resection of the ligament was carried out, with relief of symptoms.

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@article{Kumar1999MucoidCD, title={Mucoid cystic degeneration of the cruciate ligament.}, author={Ankit Kumar and Derek R Bickerstaff and Jason Grimwood and Simon Kim Suvarna}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume}, year={1999}, volume={81 2}, pages={304-5} }