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

Degenerative changes in knee and fullness of the suprapatellar bursa.


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
Published: 29th Jan 2013
Last edited: 7th Feb 2016
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