Radiological Case: Bilateral Synchronous Involvement of Knee and Hip Joints With Primary Lipoma Arborescence in a Young Male

Ashwini Bakde Umredkar, MD; Amit Disawal, MD; Aarti Anand, MD; Prajwalit Gaur, MD; Jasdeep Kaur, MBBS


Appl Radiol. 2017;46(10):24-28. 

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Lipoma arborescence should be considered in the differential diagnosis of recurrent unexplained knee and suprapatellar swelling in a young patient. MRI is the modality of choice for this condition, which shows its characteristic imaging features and helps in ruling out the differential diagnosis. Since multiple joints can be involved screening of the other joints should be done for early diagnosis and management.