infrapatellar fat pad

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a cushion-like mass of soft material.
abdominal pad a pad for the absorption of discharges from abdominal wounds, or for packing off abdominal viscera to improve exposure during surgery. Called also laparotomy pad.
dinner pad a pad placed over the stomach before a plaster jacket is applied; the pad is then removed to leave space under the jacket to take care of expansion of the stomach after eating.
infrapatellar fat pad a large pad of fat lying behind and below the patella.
knuckle p's nodular thickenings of the skin on the dorsal surface of the interphalangeal joints.
laparotomy pad abdominal p.
sucking pad (suctorial pad) a lobulated mass of fat that occupies the space between the masseter muscle and the external surface of the buccinator muscle. It is well developed in infants.
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in·fra·pa·tel·lar fat pad

(in'fră-pă-tel'ăr fat pad)
The fatty mass that occupies the area between the patellar ligament and the infrapatellar synovial fold of the knee joint.
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The study group consisted of 50 patients with superolateral infrapatellar fat pad edema, 33 females (66%) and 17 males (34%) (mean age 38.6 [+ or -]12.1 years; range, 19 to 66 years).
Biomechanical and kinematic influences of a total infrapatellar fat pad resection on the knee.
Runhaar et al., "Obesity does not affect the size of infrapatellar fat pad adipocytes: implications for the pathogenesis of knee osteoarthritis," Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol.
This is in accordance with a previous study showing that synovium and the infrapatellar fat pad are major sources of adipokines [31].
The infrapatellar fat pad of the knee joint, also known as Hoffa's fat pad (Hoffa, 1904) is an intra-articular inclusion that separates the antero-inferior synovial membrane from the more anterior structures of the knee joint.
Traianedes et al., "Chondrogenesis of infrapatellar fat pad derived adipose stem cells in 3D printed chitosan scaffold," PLoS One, vol.
The roentgenogram of the right knee revealed several ossifying formations that did not cause any erosion in the adjacent bone cortex and placed on the localization of the lateral infrapatellar fat pad, independent from bone structures, and it also demonstrated moderate degree of osteoarthritis (Figure 1).
A multisequence MRI examination of the left knee was performed revealing mild chondromalacia patella with early delamination of the medial facet, mild infrapatellar fat pad inflammation, and a very small Baker's cyst with no effusion.
Abbreviations MSCs: Mesenchymal stem cells ADMSCs: Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells IFP: Infrapatellar fat pad BM: Bone marrow SVF: Stromal vascular fraction APC: Articular progenitor cells.
Bliddal et al., "Knee pain and inflammation in the infrapatellar fat pad estimated by conventional and dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in obese patients with osteoarthritis: a crosssectional study," Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol.