EURORAD ESR

Case 13069

Non-suspected cause of insufficiency fracture

Author(s)
Efrén Santana Medina1, Luisa Nieto Morales2, Daniel Eiroa2, Adán Bello Báez2, Víctor Vázquez Sánchez2, Olga Suárez Cabrera1, Carmen Tatiana Marrero Pulido1.

1Hospital Universitario Doctor Negrín,
Servicio de Radiología (Department of Radiology);
Barranco de la Ballena s/n,
35010 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain;
Email: efrensantana@gmail.com

2Hospital Universitario Nuestra Señora de Candelaria,
Servicio de Radiología (Department of Radiology);
Carretera del Rosario, 145
38010 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain;
Email:contrasteyodado@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 8 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial FSE T2

    Axial FSE T2 image of both feet, showing osseous oedema (*), more remarkable on the right foot, as well as a trabecular fracture line affecting the posterior tuberosity of the right calcaneus (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Extremities; Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Right ankle - sagittal
     

    Sagittal TSE T2 Fat-Sat image of the right ankle, in which mild high signal patchy images are observed (*), consistent with oedema, as well as the fracture line in the posterior tuberosity of the calcaneus (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Extremities; Musculoskeletal system; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Sagittal SE T1 image of the right ankle, in which mild low signal patchy images are observed (*), consistent with oedema, as well as the fracture line in the posterior tuberosity of the calcaneus (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Extremities; Musculoskeletal system; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Left ankle - sagittal

    Sagittal SE T1 image of the left ankle, in which bony oedema in the talar neck is observed (*), associated to a fracture line (arrow). Detail of the talar bone in the upper image.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Extremities; Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
Axial FSE T2 image of both feet, showing osseous oedema (*), more remarkable on the right foot, as well as a trabecular fracture line affecting the posterior tuberosity of the right calcaneus (arrow).
 
Sagittal TSE T2 Fat-Sat image of the right ankle, in which mild high signal patchy images are observed (*), consistent with oedema, as well as the fracture line in the posterior tuberosity of the calcaneus (arrow).
 
Sagittal SE T1 image of the right ankle, in which mild low signal patchy images are observed (*), consistent with oedema, as well as the fracture line in the posterior tuberosity of the calcaneus (arrow).
 
Sagittal SE T1 image of the left ankle, in which bony oedema in the talar neck is observed (*), associated to a fracture line (arrow). Detail of the talar bone in the upper image.
 
 
 
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