A mediopatellar plica is a flattened band of synovium (joint lining) inside the knee, left over from the embryological development of the knee.

Synonyms: 
Medial plica
Medial shelf
Medial synovial plica
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An article about plica surgery in the knee based upon a forum discussion.

A list of references relating to the plica syndrome

What is the Plica Syndrome?

The plica syndrom is an often-missed cause of symptoms around the kneecap.

Plicae

Part 7 of a course on Diagnostic Arthroscopy by Dr (Mr) Angus Strover

What are the common kneecap problems?

A quick overview of kneecap problems to help you with your research.

Medial plica

Plicae are often neglected as a cause of knee pain.

A case presentation by Mr Angus Strover.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Medical Plica Syndrome Sznajderman T. et al. IMAJ 2009: 1: January: 54-57.