Hoffa's fat pad ganglion cyst

Case contributed by Mohammad A. ElBeialy
Diagnosis certain


Anterior knee pain

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
  • a lobulated cystic lesion is noted within the lateral aspect of the infra-patellar Hoffa's fat pad. It shows low T1 and high T2 signal intensity. It measures 3.1 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm in its maximal diameter
  •  mild joint effusion

Case Discussion

Hoffa's fat pad ganglion cyst with mild joint effusion.

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