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Case 10492

Osteochondral lesion of the elbow

Author(s)
Dimitar Radev

Gentofte Hospital - University Hospital,
Radiology;
Niels Andersens Vej 65,
2900 Hellerup, Denmark;
e-mail:dimradev@yahoo.com
 
Patient
female, 13 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Plain radiograph of the left elbow in AP position

    Anterior posterior radiograph of the left elbow shows radiolucent lesions delineated by a peripheral rim of sclerosis. Area of interest: Capitulum humeri

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Athletic injuries;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI of the left elbow
     

    Coronal STIR image shows an osteochondral lesion (arrow) in the capitulum humeri and underlying cysts(arrowheads). There is an effusion. Area of interest: Capitulum numeri

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Athletic injuries;

    Coronal T1-weighted FSE shows a hypointense lesion in the capitulum humeri. Area of interest: Capitulum humeri.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Athletic injuries;

    Sagittal PD – weighted with fat saturation image. There is a joint effusion (arrowheads) with intra-articular loose bodies posteriorly (arrows). Area of interest: Anterior and posterior to the distal humerus

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Athletic injuries;
     
     
Anterior posterior radiograph of the left elbow shows radiolucent lesions delineated by a peripheral rim of sclerosis. Area of interest: Capitulum humeri
 
Coronal STIR image shows an osteochondral lesion (arrow) in the capitulum humeri and underlying cysts(arrowheads). There is an effusion. Area of interest: Capitulum numeri
 
Coronal T1-weighted FSE shows a hypointense lesion in the capitulum humeri. Area of interest: Capitulum humeri.
 
Sagittal PD – weighted with fat saturation image. There is a joint effusion (arrowheads) with intra-articular loose bodies posteriorly (arrows). Area of interest: Anterior and posterior to the distal humerus
 
 
 
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