Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 588–591 | Cite as

Intraosseous ganglion of the patella

  • W. Tam
  • Donald Resnick
  • Parviz Haghighi
  • Luke Vaughan
CASE REPORT

Abstract

 Osteolytic cystic lesions of the patella are rare lesions. A review of the literature revealed only one previously reported example. The pathogenesis and radiological and pathological features of intraosseous ganglion cysts are discussed. In addition, the differential diagnosis of lytic patellar lesions is discussed.

Key words Ganglion Cysts Patella 

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© International Skeletal Society 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Tam
    • 1
  • Donald Resnick
    • 1
  • Parviz Haghighi
    • 2
  • Luke Vaughan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USAUS
  2. 2.Department of Pathology, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Diego, California, USAUS
  3. 3.Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Scripps Green Clinic and Research Center, La Jolla, California, USAUS

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