Soft tissue haematoma - knee

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male

There is soft-tissue swelling medially in the distal portion of the right thigh with increased attenuation in the subcutaneous fat.


The soft-tissue density mass on plain film represents an ovoid intermediate-T1, low-PD, high-T2 lesion situated medially in the distal thigh at the interface between the muscle and subcutaneous fat. Features are of a maturing haematoma.

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Case information

rID: 24053
Published: 26th Jul 2013
Last edited: 26th Feb 2016
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