Panniculitis - lower extremity

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

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
Ultrasound

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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Case information

rID: 32911
Case created: 20th Dec 2014
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
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