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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


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