Intraosseous lipoma with cystic transformation

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

A boy with knee pain. No previous trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 10
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

The broad fat halo around the central cyst exposes this lesion as a Milgram type 3 intraosseous lipoma.

Case Discussion

Intraosseous lipomas are benign bone lesions, that may present in an extremely wide age range from 5 to 85 years.

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Case Information

rID: 14673
Case created: 21st Aug 2011
Last edited: 15th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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