Adhesive capsulitis of the knee

Skeletal Radiol. 2013 May;42(5):741-6. doi: 10.1007/s00256-013-1582-y. Epub 2013 Feb 23.


The authors describe the case of a 42-year-old woman presenting with significant knee pain and disability. Her imaging findings using contrast MR imaging and FDG PET/CT suggested adhesive capsulitis, which was confirmed by arthroscopy, histology, and the clinical outcome.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bursitis / diagnosis*
  • Bursitis / surgery
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Knee Joint*
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging