Lipohaemarthrosis

Case contributed by Dr Morlie L Wang

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Trauma

CT

There is a moderate suprapatellar knee joint effusion, probably representing lipohemarthrosis with a fat-fluid interface.

Case Discussion

Notice the layering of the blood within the fluid part of the fat-fluid level.
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Case information

rID: 13299
Case created: 24th Mar 2011
Last edited: 3rd Dec 2015
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