Cystic hygroma in the quadriceps muscle: A sanguine diagnosis for knee pain

Erol O., Ozcakar L. , Inanici F.

JOINT BONE SPINE, vol.72, no.3, pp.267-269, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jbspin.2004.05.017
  • Title of Journal : JOINT BONE SPINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.267-269
  • Keywords: cystic hygroma, quadriceps, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging, surgery, INTRAMUSCULAR MYXOMA, LYMPHANGIOMA


Reported here is a 28-year-old female who presented with severe right knee pain and swelling nearby the joint. Ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging and eventually surgery were performed. She was diagnosed to have a cystic hygroma in the vastus lateralis muscle. This is the first patient of a cystic hygroma in the quadriceps muscle. (c) 2004 Elsevier SAS. All rights reserved.