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Case 12534

Avulsion fracture of gastrocnemius medial head

Author(s)
Michael G. Kontakis, Apostolos H. Karantanas

University of Crete
Department of Radiology
Faculty of Medicine
Stavrakia
71110 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
Email:akarantanas@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 14 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    MRI 2 weeks after injury
     

    Fat-suppressed PD-w sagittal MR image of the right knee 2 weeks after injury showing a 9x2mm posteriorly displaced avulsion fracture at the origin of the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Trauma;

    PD-w sagittal MR image showing the displaced avulsion fracture (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Axial T2-w MR image demonstrating the posteriorly displaced avulsion fracture at the origin of the medial head (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Fat-suppressed PD-w image of the knee. There is associated bone marrow oedema at the posterior-medial femoral epicondyle (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI 8 months after injury
     

    Sagittal fat-suppressed PD-w MR image of the right knee at 8 months after injury, demonstrating healing of the avulsion fracture (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Sagittal PD-w MR image showing healing of the avulsion fracture.

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Axial T2-w MR image of the knee showing healing of the fracture.

     
    Area of Interest: Trauma; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
Fat-suppressed PD-w sagittal MR image of the right knee 2 weeks after injury showing a 9x2mm posteriorly displaced avulsion fracture at the origin of the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle (arrow).
 
PD-w sagittal MR image showing the displaced avulsion fracture (arrow).
 
Axial T2-w MR image demonstrating the posteriorly displaced avulsion fracture at the origin of the medial head (arrow).
 
Fat-suppressed PD-w image of the knee. There is associated bone marrow oedema at the posterior-medial femoral epicondyle (arrow).
 
Sagittal fat-suppressed PD-w MR image of the right knee at 8 months after injury, demonstrating healing of the avulsion fracture (arrow).
 
Sagittal PD-w MR image showing healing of the avulsion fracture.
 
Axial T2-w MR image of the knee showing healing of the fracture.
 
 
 
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