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Case 10841

Myositis ossificans of the anterior chest wall

Author(s)
Coupal TM1, Mallinson PI2, Munk PL2

1McMaster University School of Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
2Department of Radiology, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Email: tyler.coupal@medportal.ca
 
Patient
male, 36 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    MRI imaging of the anterior chest wall
     

    T2-weighted MR image of the left anterior chest wall revealing a heterogenously hyperintense lesion with surrounding oedema.

     
    Area of Interest: Thoracic wall; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Tissue characterisation;

    T1-weighted MR image of the left anterior chest wall showing an isointense lesion.

     
    Area of Interest: Thoracic wall; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Tissue characterisation;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Follow-up CT imaging of the chest wall
     

    Axial CT image of the anterior chest wall on bone window.

     
    Area of Interest: Thoracic wall; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Tissue characterisation;

    Axial CT image of the anterior chest wall on soft tissue window. Calcification is seen without invasion of adjacent structures.

     
    Area of Interest: Thoracic wall; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Tissue characterisation;
     
     
T2-weighted MR image of the left anterior chest wall revealing a heterogenously hyperintense lesion with surrounding oedema.
 
T1-weighted MR image of the left anterior chest wall showing an isointense lesion.
 
Axial CT image of the anterior chest wall on bone window.
 
Axial CT image of the anterior chest wall on soft tissue window. Calcification is seen without invasion of adjacent structures.
 
 
 
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