Knee intra-articular lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


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


intra articular lipoma


Supra Patellar Pouch


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.

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Case information

rID: 10131
Published: 5th Jul 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
Tag: lipoma, knee
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