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Fat Pads of the Knee

    • Look For
    • The suprapatellar and prefemoral fat pads, normally next to each other on the lateral knee x-ray
    • Interpretation
    • Separation of fat pads - indicates joint effusion
      Ligamentous / menisceal injury, intra-articular fracture, arthritis, infection, tumour
    • Lipohaemarthrosis - fat-fluid level within fat pads
      Intra-articular fracture
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