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Lipoma arborescens

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Painless swelling of knee

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Frond like low dense projections are seen in the suprapatellar bursa.


T1W hyperintense and T2W hyperintense frond-like projections seen in the suprapatellar bursa consistent with lipoma arborescens.

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Case information

rID: 6369
Published: 14th Jun 2009
Last edited: 30th Jan 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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