Calcaneal lipoma with Cockade sign

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

Presentation

Left ankle trauma due to falling.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male
X-ray

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
Case created: 22nd Nov 2012
Last edited: 24th Jun 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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