Lipoma arborescens in degenerative joint disease - knee

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Osteoarthritis of the knee with recurrent painful effusions. Tender mass at the base of the patella.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male

Circumscript frondlike proliferation of subsynovial fat tissue surrounded by effusion in a case of chronic synovitis due to degenerative joint disease.

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Case information

rID: 25260
Published: 15th Oct 2013
Last edited: 9th Oct 2015
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