MRI Lt knee: Severe Chondromalacia patellae, characterised by full and partial thickness. Generalised irregularity of the intervening cartlige. Moderate underlining hyperintense bony oedema. Fissuring of the cartlilage over the lateral patella facet, witha moderate region of underlining patella bony oedema.
MRI Rt knee: issolated but quite large cartlige defect of the lateral patella facet. the defect isfull thickness towards its upper margin and shows irregular fissuring and fibrillation over remainding defect. associated subchondral oedema in the patella marrow.
CT on both knees reported subluxation at 35degress on RT knee and 33 degress on LT
On the left side the MRI describes degeneration of the cartilage the lines the undersurface of the knee cap, with associated inflammation; and a cartilage defect on the left side with associated inflammation. Also there is slight mal-alignment/ displacement of the bones of the knee joint (subluxation), on either side.
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