Knee intra-articular lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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65 year old female with joint swelling for last 7 - 8 yrs.

Modality: X-ray

intra articular lipoma

Modality: Ultrasound

Supra Patellar Pouch

Modality: MRI

intra articular lipoma

 

Case Discussion

Xray : Fat lucency noted.

US : Echogenic fat in supra-patellar pouch deep to quadriceps tendon.

MR : Similar findings.

Operated - Intra-articular lipoma. NOT lipoma arborescens.

Nothing great to diagnose but existence of this seems to be rare as reports say.

http://www.ejbjs.org/cgi/content/extract/83/1/101

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Case Information

rID: 10131
Case created: 5th Jul 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
Tags: lipoma, knee
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