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Infrapatellar fat pad

The infrapatellar fat pad, also known as Hoffa fat pad, is the largest of the anterior knee fat pads.

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Related pathology

Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

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rID: 36572
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hoffa's fat pads
  • Hoffa fat pads
  • Infrapatellar fat pads
  • Hoffa's fat pad
  • Hoffa fat pad

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