Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp 165–169 | Cite as

Myopericytoma in Kager’s fat pad

  • Srinivasan Harish
  • Paul O’Donnell
  • Tim W. R. Briggs
  • Asif Saifuddin
  • Adrienne M. Flanagan
Case Report


Myopericytoma is a recently described, rare, soft-tissue tumour with perivascular differentiation of myoid cells. We present a case of myopericytoma occurring around the ankle in a 68-year old man. The patient presented with a history of a lump around the ankle of 4 years’ duration. Clinical presentation, radiological features and histopathologic findings of this case are reported, and the relevant literature is reviewed.


Kager’s fat pad Myopericytoma Radiograph Ultrasound MRI 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Srinivasan Harish
    • 1
    • 4
  • Paul O’Donnell
    • 1
    • 3
  • Tim W. R. Briggs
    • 3
  • Asif Saifuddin
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Adrienne M. Flanagan
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyThe Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS TrustStanmoreUK
  2. 2.The Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal SciencesUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.The London Bone and Soft-Tissue Tumour UnitThe Royal National Orthopaedic HospitalStanmoreUK
  4. 4.Department of Diagnostic ImagingSt. Joseph’s HospitalHamiltonCanada

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