Foot lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


Foot swelling

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Male

A well-defined fat-attenuating mass lesion mainly in the planter aspect of right foot beneath the 2nd to 4th metatarsal bones extending between the 3rd and 4th metatarsal bones to the dorsal aspect of the foot.
There scalloping of right 3rd and 4th metatarsal bones by the lesion with widening of the space between them.  No erosion or periosteal reaction of the bones is noted. This fat attenuating homogenous lesion measures approximately 3.5 x 3.2 x 3.6 cm.

Visualized bone density appears normal. No evidence of fracture or dislocation.

Case Discussion

The CT features are typical for lipoma.

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Case information

rID: 82848
Published: 11th Oct 2020
Last edited: 12th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included