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Mucoid degeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament--a report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15607106     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report two cases of mucoid degeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Mucoid degeneration of the ACL is a very rare cause of knee pain. There have been only seven reported cases of mucoid degeneration of the ACL in the English literature. We reviewed previous reports and summarized clinical features and symptoms, including those found in our two cases. MRI is the most useful tool for differentiating mucoid degeneration of the ACL from an intraligamentous ganglion or other lesions in the knee joint. If this disease is considered preoperatively, it can be diagnosed easily based on characteristic findings.
Authors:
Makoto Nishimori; Yoshio Sumen; Kazuki Sakaridani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Magnetic resonance imaging     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0730-725X     ISO Abbreviation:  Magn Reson Imaging     Publication Date:  2004 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-20     Completed Date:  2005-06-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214883     Medline TA:  Magn Reson Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1325-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, JA Onomichi General Hospital, Onomichi, Hiroshima 722-8508, Japan. makoto-n@terra.dti.ne.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anterior Cruciate Ligament / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery
Arthralgia / etiology
Arthroscopy / methods
Biopsy / methods
Connective Tissue Diseases / diagnosis*
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Joint Diseases / diagnosis*
Knee Joint / pathology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Middle Aged
Mucus
Range of Motion, Articular / physiology

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