EURORAD ESR

Case 14914

Multiple Exostoses Of Rib Misdiagnosed As A Case Of Pneumonia

Author(s)
Dr Sanjib Kumar Das1, Dr Ipsita Acharya1, Dr Jayashree Mohanty2, Dr Sasmita Parida3, Dr Basanta Manjari Swain3

Dept. of Radiology,
SCB Medical College;
Mangalabag
753007 Cuttack,
India; Email:sanjib1988@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 2 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    PA Chest X-ray

    Chest radiograph showing a radio-opaque lesion in left mid lung zone.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Coronal CT image
     

    CT Image showing a bony outgrowth arising from the left 4th rib suggesting the appearance of osteochondroma with an isodense cap over it suggesting a thin cartilage cap.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    CT image showing a bony outgrowth arising from left 4th rib suggesting the appearance of osteochondroma with an isodense cap over it suggesting a thin cartilage cap.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    VR image

    VR image of chest showing multiple osteochondromas arising from 4th and 7th rib on left side and 7th and 11th rib on right side.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    USG Image

    Ultrasound image showing a hypoechoic cap over the bone surface (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
Chest radiograph showing a radio-opaque lesion in left mid lung zone.
 
CT Image showing a bony outgrowth arising from the left 4th rib suggesting the appearance of osteochondroma with an isodense cap over it suggesting a thin cartilage cap.
 
CT image showing a bony outgrowth arising from left 4th rib suggesting the appearance of osteochondroma with an isodense cap over it suggesting a thin cartilage cap.
 
VR image of chest showing multiple osteochondromas arising from 4th and 7th rib on left side and 7th and 11th rib on right side.
 
Ultrasound image showing a hypoechoic cap over the bone surface (arrow).
 
 
 
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