EURORAD ESR

Case 12247

Hypertrophic synovial plica in the radiohumeral joint

Author(s)
Cristina Rodríguez, Maria Dolores Martín

Department of Radiology,
Miguel Servet University Hospital,
Zaragoza, Spain;
e-mail:cristinarotorres@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 53 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Sagittal T2-weight fat-suppressed MR

    Sagittal T2-weight fat-suppressed MR image shows irregular thickening of posterolateral synovial fold and focal surrounding fibrosis (black arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hyperplasia / Hypertrophy;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Sagittal T2-weight fat-suppressed MR

    Sagittal T2-weight fat-suppressed MR image shows irregular thickening of posterolateral synovial fold and focal surrounding fibrosis (black arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hyperplasia / Hypertrophy;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal proton density MR

    Coronal proton density MR image shows thickened posterolateral fold (black arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hyperplasia / Hypertrophy;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Coronal STIR MR

    Coronal STIR MR image reveals thickened posterolateral fold (white arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hyperplasia / Hypertrophy;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Coronal STIR MR

    Coronal STIR MR image reveals osteoarthritis of the radiohumeral joint, with subchondral cysts, loss of cartilage and narrowing of the joint space.

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hyperplasia / Hypertrophy;
     
     
Sagittal T2-weight fat-suppressed MR image shows irregular thickening of posterolateral synovial fold and focal surrounding fibrosis (black arrow).
 
Sagittal T2-weight fat-suppressed MR image shows irregular thickening of posterolateral synovial fold and focal surrounding fibrosis (black arrow).
 
Coronal proton density MR image shows thickened posterolateral fold (black arrow).
 
Coronal STIR MR image reveals thickened posterolateral fold (white arrow).
 
Coronal STIR MR image reveals osteoarthritis of the radiohumeral joint, with subchondral cysts, loss of cartilage and narrowing of the joint space.
 
 
 
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