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The management of solitary tumours of Hoffa's fat pad.

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Hoffa's fat pad (HFP) of the knee is affected by a variety of tumours and tumour-like conditions. HFP can be affected by diffuse or solitary, focal disease. This paper reports a consecutive series of 19 cases of solitary symptomatic HFP tumours. The commonest presenting symptom was anterior knee pain. All patients underwent open excision after diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Histology revealed varied diagnoses with the commonest being pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) and g...

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10.1016/j.knee.2010.02.002

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Journal:
Knee
Volume:
18
Issue:
2
Pages:
67-70
Place of publication:
Netherlands
Publication date:
2011-03-01
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EISSN:
1873-5800
ISSN:
0968-0160
Source identifiers:
107671
Language:
English
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pubs:107671
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uuid:1ed534a5-ae99-4f3b-89e9-ceb52198c0db
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pubs:107671
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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