EURORAD ESR

Case 2427

Primary intramuscular cold abscess in the thigh

Author(s)
Aurangabadkar A, Harris C, Mannings M
 
Patient
male, 80 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    T1Weighted images MR right thigh.
     

    T1Weighted image showing encapsulated fluid collection extending into the hamstrings.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: T1Weighted images MR right thigh.;

    T1Weighted image showing fluid collection extending distally into hamstrings.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: T1Weighted images MR right thigh.;

    T1Weighted image showing subcutaneous tracking of fluid through lateral aspect of thigh.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: T1Weighted images MR right thigh.;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    T2Weighted images MR right thigh.
     

    T2Weighted image showing intramuscular and subcutaneous collection more clearly.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: T2Weighted images MR right thigh.;

    T2Weighted image showing upper extent of the collection.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: T2Weighted images MR right thigh.;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MR image with gadolinium enhancement

    MR image with gadolinium enhancement showing bright capsule wall.no enhancement from its contents ruling out any vascular lesion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR image with gadolinium enhancement;
     
     
T1Weighted image showing encapsulated fluid collection extending into the hamstrings.
 
T1Weighted image showing fluid collection extending distally into hamstrings.
 
T1Weighted image showing subcutaneous tracking of fluid through lateral aspect of thigh.
 
T2Weighted image showing intramuscular and subcutaneous collection more clearly.
 
T2Weighted image showing upper extent of the collection.
 
MR image with gadolinium enhancement showing bright capsule wall.no enhancement from its contents ruling out any vascular lesion.
 
 
 
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