Meniscal ramp lesions: an illustrated review

Atul K. Taneja, Frederico C. Miranda, Laercio A. Rosemberg, Durval C.B. Santos

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The purpose of this review is to describe the anatomy and lesions affecting the peripheral portion of posterior horn of medial menisci (ramp lesions), along with illustrations and MRI cases. We will correlate imaging features with arthroscopic classification of ramp lesions. Also, postoperative and chronic changes related to meniscocapsular tears will be presented, as well as biomechanical consequences and treatment approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number134
JournalInsights into Imaging
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • ACL tear
  • Arthroscopy
  • MRI
  • Meniscus
  • Ramp lesion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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