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Case No. 28: Intraosseous Lipoma

Case No. 28: Intraosseous Lipoma

Case No. 28: Intraosseous lipoma
Case No. 28: Intraosseous lipoma

Modality:

X-Ray Hip Joint (AP view)

Report of Intraosseous Lipoma:

Hip joint AP view shows a geographic lesion with a faint rim of sclerosis and two foci of sclerosis in the femoral metaphysis. No fracture was seen.

Diagnosis:

Intraosseous Lipoma

Key Points:

15% of intraosseous lipomas occur in the femur.
Intertrochanteric region and femoral neck are common sites of involvement. Solitary osteolytic lesion surrounded by a thin, well-defined sclerotic border. Occasional central calcified or ossified nidus. Osseous expansion occurs infrequently. Cortical destruction and periostitis absent.

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