Hoffa's fat pad ganglion cyst
Increasing left knee pain and swelling for 9 months, which started after trauma to the knee.
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A lobulated fluid signal cystic lesion is noted within the medial aspect of the infra-patellar Hoffa's fat pad with a downward extension around the medial aspect of the patellar tendon. It measures 21 x 33 x 45 mm in its maximal diameter.
Small Baker's cyst measuring about 8 x 21 mm also is seen at the posteromedial aspect of the knee joint.
Patella chondromalacia as cartilage fraying associated with subchondral cystic changes is seen at the medial facet joint.
Hoffa's fat pad ganglion cyst with a downward extension.
- Ioannis Nikolopoulos, George Krinas, Dimitris Kipriadis, Apostolos Ilias, Andreas Giannakopoulos, Stephanos Kalos. Large infrapatellar ganglionic cyst of the knee fat pad: a case report and review of the literature. (2011) Journal of Medical Case Reports. 5 (1): 351. doi:10.1186/1752-1947-5-351 - Pubmed