medial plica syndrome

medial plica syndrome

Plica syndrome in which the medial synovial plica is inflamed.
See also: plica syndrome
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Trauma with repetitive knee movement leads to inflammation and thickening of the plica, resulting in medial plica syndrome.
A recent systematic review found this test to be more diagnostically accurate than an MRI (sensitivity of the test is 90% and specificity is 89%, vs 77% and 58%, respectively, for MRI) for detection of medial plica syndrome.
Treatment of medial plica syndrome centers on physiotherapy and quadriceps strengthening, (20) augmented with NSAIDs.

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