Intramedullary lipoma of the distal femur.


Journal Article

A rare case of intramedullary lipoma involving the distal femur is presented and discussed in relation to previously reported cases. The 26 previously reported extracranial cases of this bone lesion are briefly reviewed. Emphasis is placed upon establishing a definitive pathologic diagnosis by open biopsy when one is dealing with a large bony lesion that has indefinite radiologic features.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moorefield, WG; Urbaniak, JR; Gonzalvo, AA

Published Date

  • September 1, 1976

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 69 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1210 - 1211

PubMed ID

  • 968542

Pubmed Central ID

  • 968542

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007611-197609000-00031


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States