Two Patients and Two Knee Cysts


Differential diagnosis of a cystic lesion adjacent to menisci can be a challenge even when the case presents as seemingly straightforward. To ‘‘tell the story’’ as accurately as possible, the radiologist must be familiar with the natural history of these lesions as well as distinctive imaging features and must take all relevant factors into consideration, such as patient’s age, activity level, and surgical history. This article presents two cases to illustrate how imaging features affect the report and management plan. (Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances 26(3):180–182, 2017)
Key words: capsulosynovial cyst, ganglion, knee MRI, parameniscal pseudocyst

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Hale Ersoy, MD, and Stephen J. Pomeranz, MD