Intraosseous lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Al Salam

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray
Modality: CT

DIstribution of intraosseous lipomas

Modality: Diagram

Case Discussion

Intraosseous lipomas have a characteristic appearance on imaging studies. They do not have malignant potential and hardly ever lead to pathologic fractures. They belong to the classical "don't touch" lesions of the bone.

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Case Information

rID: 10485
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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