Tenosynovial lipoma arborescens of the ankle in a child

Guo Shu Huang, Herng Sheng Lee, Yi Chih Hsu, Hung Wen Kao, Hsieh Hsing Lee, Cheng Yu Chen

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Abstract

Lipoma arborescens is a rare entity of the synovium and frequently occurs in the joints. Lipoma arborescens involving the synovial sheaths of the tendons is exceedingly rare. We report a case of a 12-year-old girl with lipoma arborescence affecting the synovial sheaths of the peroneal, posterior tibialis, and flexor tendons. Identification of the typical features of fat tissues in the proliferative synovium on MRI may help in making a correct diagnosis. The clinical presentation and MRI findings are described, and the entity is briefly reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-247
Number of pages4
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Volume35
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Ankle
  • Lipoma arborescens
  • MR imaging
  • Synovium
  • Tendon

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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    Huang, G. S., Lee, H. S., Hsu, Y. C., Kao, H. W., Lee, H. H., & Chen, C. Y. (2006). Tenosynovial lipoma arborescens of the ankle in a child. Skeletal Radiology, 35(4), 244-247. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00256-005-0008-x