Superficial infrapatellar bursitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Non-traumatic non-painfull anterior knee swelling - 2 wks

Patient Data

Age: 45 - 50 yrs
Gender: Male

Well-defined swelling is noted in subcutenous plane superficial to tibial tuberosity.

Cranio-caudal - 42 mm

Transverse - 40 mm

Thickness  - 14 mm maximum.

Lesion : Ultrasound features :

Cystic with septas.


Centrally avascular.

Vascularity in wall present.

Seperate from patellar ligament /  tibial tuberosity.


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Case information

rID: 18855
Published: 25th Jul 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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