Yıl 2018, Cilt 4, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 432 - 435 2018-10-04

An unusual intraosseous calcaneal lipoma: case report

Ender Alkan [1] , Hasan Erdoğan [2] , Turgay Kara [3]

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Intraosseous lipoma, a rare primary benign tumor of the skeleton, is most commonly found in the calcaneus. It may contain homogenous fat, but it may also contain necrosis, calcification, or ossification. It usually does not show contrast enhancement, but there is an interface enhancement between the outer fat plan and the inner fluid part. Herein, we present an unusual 22-year-old male case of calcaneal intraosseous lipoma with contrast enhancement in the fatty component. The lesion was totally curetted and replaced with bone graft. The pathological diagnosis was reported as an intraosseous lipoma. The correct diagnosis of an atypical calcaneal intraosseous lipoma is very important to prevent an unnecessary biopsy and treatment.

Intraosseous lipoma, calcaneus, magnetic resonance imaging
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Orcid: 0000-0002-8401-2193
Yazar: Ender Alkan
Kurum: Department of Radiology, Aksaray University School of Medicine, Aksaray
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Hasan Erdoğan
Kurum: Department of Radiology, Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Turgay Kara
Kurum: Department of Radiology, Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @olgu sunumu { eurj360318, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-3189}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları ve Stratejileri Derneği}, year = {2018}, volume = {4}, pages = {432 - 435}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.360318}, title = {An unusual intraosseous calcaneal lipoma: case report}, key = {cite}, author = {Kara, Turgay and Erdoğan, Hasan and Alkan, Ender} }
APA Alkan, E , Erdoğan, H , Kara, T . (2018). An unusual intraosseous calcaneal lipoma: case report. The European Research Journal, 4 (4), 432-435. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.360318
MLA Alkan, E , Erdoğan, H , Kara, T . "An unusual intraosseous calcaneal lipoma: case report". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 432-435 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/32988/360318>
Chicago Alkan, E , Erdoğan, H , Kara, T . "An unusual intraosseous calcaneal lipoma: case report". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 432-435
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ISNAD Alkan, Ender , Erdoğan, Hasan , Kara, Turgay . "An unusual intraosseous calcaneal lipoma: case report". The European Research Journal 4 / 4 (Ekim 2018): 432-435. http://dx.doi.org/10.18621/eurj.360318