Lipoma arborescens

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Knee pain and swelling. Referred for radiographs. MR proven case of lipoma arborescens.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Degenerative changes in knee and fullness of the suprapatellar bursa.

Modality: Ultrasound

Large knee joint effusion with frond like hyperechoic projections of fat

Case Discussion

Lobulated echogenic synovial proliferation is noted in suprapatellar region along with a joint effusion.

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Case Information

rID: 21532
Case created: 29th Jan 2013
Last edited: 7th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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