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Fifty patients presenting with edema in the superolateral infrapatellar fat pad (the study group) and the control group (n=50) without any pathological condition in the infrapatellar fat pad were identified on MRI consecutively.
Hoffa's disease: arthroscopic resection of the infrapatellar fat pad. Arthroscopy.
It is our opinion that open surgical excision should be reserved solely for large cysts arising from the infrapatellar fat pad after arthroscopic exploration of the knee.
Common sites of deposition included the infrapatellar fat pad, patellofemoral compartment, and intercondylar fossae.
Runhaar et al., "The infrapatellar fat pad should be considered as an active osteoarthritic joint tissue: a narrative review," Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol.
Infrapatellar fat pad becomes impinged on the anterior knee, leading to Hoffa's disease, which presents with pain, dysfunction and effusion.
In the computer-controlled PPTs there were significant effects of time at the infrapatellar fat pad, at the vastus lateralis, and at the tibialis anterior muscles (P < 0.0001; Figure 2).
In case of trauma, patients will present with acute knee pain, exacerbated with activities and in patients with impingement of inflamed infrapatellar fat pad between femoropatellar and femorotibial articular surfaces suffer from chronic knee pain.
Under aseptic conditions, samples were washed in ice-cold phosphate-buffered saline and five tissues (cartilage, osteophyte, synovium, meniscus, and infrapatellar fat pad) were separated and stored at -80[degrees] C for polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis.
Khan WS, Adesida AB, Hardingham TE 2007 Hypoxic conditions increase hypoxia-inducible transcription factor 2alpha and enhance chondrogenesis in stem cells from the infrapatellar fat pad of osteoarthritis patients Arthritis Research and Therapy 9 R55