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Case 10137

Liposclerosing Myxofibrous Tumour

Author(s)
J McNamee, G Briggs, D Gracey.

Musgrave Park Hospital,
Stockman's Lane, Belfast,
Norther Ireland BT9 7JB
 
Patient
female, 53 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    X-ray Left Hip

    X-ray of the pelvis shows a well defined lucency within the metaphysis of the proximal femur. It has a thin sclerotic margin and contains internal ossification. There is no periosteal reaction or pathological fracture.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Musculoskeletal bone; Pelvis; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Decision analysis; Special Focus: Dysplasias;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Coronal T1W MRI Left Hip

    MRI confirms a 1.7cm intramedullary lesion which is isointense to muscle on T1 with a thin sclerotic rim. Some high signal foci are seen superiorly in keeping with fat.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Decision analysis; Special Focus: Dysplasias;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Axial T2W MRI Left Hip

    The lesion is high signal on T2 with low signal calcific foci within it.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Decision analysis; Special Focus: Dysplasias;
     
     
X-ray of the pelvis shows a well defined lucency within the metaphysis of the proximal femur. It has a thin sclerotic margin and contains internal ossification. There is no periosteal reaction or pathological fracture.
 
MRI confirms a 1.7cm intramedullary lesion which is isointense to muscle on T1 with a thin sclerotic rim. Some high signal foci are seen superiorly in keeping with fat.
 
The lesion is high signal on T2 with low signal calcific foci within it.
 
 
 
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