Quadriceps injury - grade 2a

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Few weeks of quads soreness.

Patient Data

Age: 20-25 years
Gender: Female

Posterolateral rectus femoris injury:

  • site: myofascial
  • cross-section: 10-50%
  • hyperintensity extent: 5.8 cm with more extensive perifascial fluid tracking
  • fiber disruption: 4.5 cm​

Case Discussion

This is a myofascial (peripheral) rectus femoris injury with a British athletics muscle injury classification of 2a.

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Case information

rID: 65215
Published: 30th Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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