The synovium in TB knee is thicknened and doughy to feel, it is best palpated on the (AIIMS Nov 2009)
|A||Medial aspect of the knee|
Medial aspect of the knee
a. The thickened synovium in TB Knee gives a boggy feel and can be rolled between the fingers and the underlying femut.
b. It is best felt on the medial side because vastus medial is muscular upto its insertion to the patella and gets wasted early.
Muscles on the lateral side are aponeurotic and covered by the thick iliotibial band.