Intraosseous lipoma and fibular fracture

Case contributed by Dr Tom Elswood


Inversion injury to left ankle. Swollen and tender lateral malleolus.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
  1. Intra-articular distal fibular fracture (Weber B type)
  2. Incidental finding of calcaneal intraosseous lipoma

Case Discussion

Fracture was identified by emergency department and immobilized. 

Radiologist diagnosed intraosseous lipoma with no follow up advised. This study also shows the classic Cockade sign of an intraosseous lipoma.

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Case information

rID: 48127
Published: 20th Sep 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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