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Case 10777

Retroperitoneal fibrosis in the scrotum: MRI findings

Author(s)
Maschio Vittorio, Zizzi Nicola, Maschio Carlo, Aiello Rachele, Calzatini Daniela.

Via Cesare Sinopoli 55
88100 Catanzaro (CZ), Italy;
Email:vmaschio@sirm.org
 
Patient
male, 67 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial T1 and STIR

    MRI performed on the axial plane with T1-weighted and STIR sequences: Diffuse fibrotic plaques hypointense on T1 (green arrow)and partly hypointense (black arrow) and partly hyperintense signal (white arrow) on STIR.

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system male; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Connective tissue disorders;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Coronal and sagittal T2 and Fat Sat T2W

    Plaques spread to the right along the inguinal canal (white arrows). A small bilateral hydrocele (green arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system male; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Connective tissue disorders;
     
     
MRI performed on the axial plane with T1-weighted and STIR sequences: Diffuse fibrotic plaques hypointense on T1 (green arrow)and partly hypointense (black arrow) and partly hyperintense signal (white arrow) on STIR.
 
Plaques spread to the right along the inguinal canal (white arrows). A small bilateral hydrocele (green arrows).
 
 
 
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