Simultaneous Separate Intrameniscal and Parameniscal Cyst of Lateral Meniscus: A Rare Case

Vol 34 | Issue 1 | Jan – April 2019 | page: 30-32 | Pulak Sharma, Abhey Wasdev, Iftekar Ahmed, Avneesh

Authors: Pulak Sharma, Abhey Wasdev, Iftekar Ahmed, Avneesh

Address of Correspondence

Dr.Abhey Wasdev,
Department of Orthopaedics, APEX Trauma Center, Sanjay
Gandhi Postgraduate Institute, Rae Bareilly Road, Lucknow –
226019, Uttar Pradesh, India.


Meniscal cysts are rare and usually asymptomatic. ey may cause various symptoms depending on their size and site of origin. It may present as a palpable mass with or without pain and sometimes grows large enough to limit the patient’s activities of daily living. We report a rare case where both intrameniscal and parameniscal cyst was present in the same meniscus. The magnetic resonance imaging is the gold standard for diagnosis. We treated the intrameniscal cyst by arthroscopic decompression and debridement and the parameniscal cyst by a combination of an arthroscopic and open procedure. The outcome of the treatment was good. The patient had no recurrence and was able to return to his full functional status.

Keywords: Intrameniscal, parameniscal, cyst, arthroscopic


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How to Cite this Article:  Sharma P, Wasdev A, Ahmed I, Avneesh. Simultaneous Separate Intrameniscal and Parameniscal Cyst of Lateral Meniscus: A Rare Case. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Jan – Apr 2019;34(1):29-31

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