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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2021, 9(4), 219-225
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-9-4-4
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Lipoma Arborescence of Left Knee in a 19 Year Old Man: A Case Report

Islam MA1, , Shahin MA1, Haq SA1 and Choudhury MR1

1Department of Rheumatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: January 26, 2021

Cite this paper:
Islam MA, Shahin MA, Haq SA and Choudhury MR. Lipoma Arborescence of Left Knee in a 19 Year Old Man: A Case Report. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2021; 9(4):219-225. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-9-4-4


Lipoma Arborescens is a rare benign intra-articular lesion most frequently found in the knee identified by the villous proliferation of the synovium. It usually presents as an enduring, slowly progressive swelling of one or more joints, which may or may not be associated with pain. Patients typically present with chronic and recurrent painless swelling of the joints. MRI demonstrated replacement of sub synovial tissue by mature fat cell, is clearly seen in STIR sequence.

Lipoma arborescenes Supra patellar Synovectomy Sub synovial tissue

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