Calcified hematoma - popliteal fossa


Patient reports bilateral pain in the lower limbs, approximately one year.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

Projected calcification in the left knee joint.

CT demonstrated a calcification in the popliteal fossa that is not of vascular origin.

Case Discussion

Initially, the main hypotheses were calcified backer cyst or popliteal artery aneurysm, but the CT removed these hypotheses being the main hypothesis an old calcified hematoma.

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Case information

rID: 63938
Published: 6th Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Excluded from licensing
Institution: Hospital de Base do Distrito Federal

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