Synovial Plica



- Discussion:
    - synovial plica are folds of embryonic remnants of synovial membrane which, in fetus, divide knee is divided into medial, lateral, & patellar compartments;
    - although these membranes normally degenerate by the second trimester, (allowing knee to become one cavity), incomplete membrane degeneration will lead to the formation of plica

- Medial (Shelf) Plica



Symptomatic Synovial Plicae of the Knee.

Knee injuries: the role of the suprapatellar plica and suprapatellar bursa in stimulating internal derangement.

The pathological medial plica: criteria for diagnosis and prognosis.

Diagnosis and treatment of the plica syndrome of the knee.

The plica syndrome: a new perspective.

Symptomatic synovial plicae of the knee.

The pathological plica in the knee. Results after arthroscopic resection.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, August 31, 2012 12:58 pm