Calcaneal intraosseous lipoma

Case contributed by Noyan Zenger
Diagnosis almost certain


Heel pain

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Well demarcated lucent bone lesion within the calcaneum.

Well delineated bone lesion with attenuation similar to fat.

Case Discussion

X-ray and CT of the calcaneum demonstrate a focal region of fat density consistent with a intraosseous lipoma of the calcaneus with cystic transformation.

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