Panniculitis - lower extremity

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel


Non-traumatic origin of pain - swelling along medial thigh & leg -- 1 wk. USG to look for superficial venous thrombosis.

Patient Data

Age: about 10 - 12 yrs

Echogenic subcutaneous fat is noted on medial aspect of thigh, knee, leg. 
It starts near groin region and extend upto distal leg.
Approximate width  - 5 - 7 cm
Approximate thickness - 1.5 to 3 cm

No thormbus of superficial vein is noted locally.
No collection is noted.

No deep venous thrombosis is noted.

Left inguinal reactive node is noted.

Case Discussion

Case of extensive panniculitis affecting lower extremity.

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