Slow flow vascular malformation - knee

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Knee pain - Few days.

Patient Data

Age: about 50 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Knee one leg standing radiograph - Reduction of medial femoro-tibial compartment.

Knee lateral radiograph - Suprapatellar tissue shows inhomogeneous fat and soft tissue density along with one / two tiny calcification foci.  Infrapatellar fat pad shows normal fat denstiy.

A vascular malformation was suspected in suprapatellar region. Ultrasound was done.

Modality: Ultrasound

Anechoic, serpentine, compressible channels were seen in suprapatellar region. Flow singals were present in these channels. 

Case Discussion

Findings favour slow flow vascular malformation in anterior suprapatellar knee.

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Case Information

rID: 31364
Case created: 3rd Oct 2014
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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