, Volume 28, Issue 7, pp 407-410

Fibroma of tendon sheath of the infrapatellar fat pad

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Abstract 

We report on a 13-year-old boy who was found to have a fibroma of the tendon sheath associated with the patellar tendon and within Hoffa’s fat pad of the knee. This benign tumor has never been described in this location previously. The MRI characteristics are correlated with the histologic findings.

Received: 20 November 1998 Revision requested: 17 December 1998 Revision received: 16 February 1999 Accepted: 19 February 1999