Crystall deposition arthritis of the knee complicated by a lipoma arborescens. A case report
A case of a knee lipoma arborescens in a 60 yrs. old male is presented. The patient complained for persistent knee pain and denied any history of trauma. He has had an MRI where a medial meniscal tear was found and after a knee arthroscopy the diagnosis of crystal deposition arthritis was established. The symptoms did not subside and then he had another arthroscopy, where a large fatty mass in the suprapatellar area was found and excised. Pathology report established the diagnosis of a lipoma arborescens.
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