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Quadriceps fat-pad impingement syndrome: MRI findings
  1. Ahmet Bas,
  2. Onur Tutar,
  3. Inanc Yanik,
  4. Cesur Samanci
  1. Department of Radiology, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, İstanbul, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ahmet Bas, dr.ahmetbas{at}

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A 32-year-old man was referred to a radiology department for intermittent anterior knee pain and swelling for approximately 6 months. The patient denied any history of major trauma, fracture or infection. MRI was performed to diagnose the cause of knee pain. The axial view of MRI revealed increased patellofemoral joint effusion and the sagittal view of T1-weighted, and T2-weighted MRIs showed an oedema, increased intra-articular fluid and thickening of suprapatellar fat pad (figures 1 and 2). Also, oedema …

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