Calcaneal lipoma with Cockade sign

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Left ankle trauma due to falling.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

A well defined lytic lesion with narrow transitional zone is noted at the anteroinferior portion of the calcaneum which shows a small central sclerotic focus.

Case Discussion

This is a case of an intraosseous calcaneal lipoma with central calcification, an incidental finding in a 40 year-old patient with ankle trauma. This appearance resembles the badge generally worn upon a hat and is called the "Cockade sign".

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Case information

rID: 20493
Published: 22nd Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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