EURORAD ESR

Case 2439

Lithopedion: stone baby.

Author(s)
Alymlahi EK, Chat L, Chellaoui M, Dafiri R
 
Patient
female, 62 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT of the pelvis

    Transverse CT scan of the pelvis shows a densely calcified mass in the pelvic cavity. The head, spine and ribs are well visualised within the mass.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of the pelvis;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT of the pelvis

    Transverse CT scan of the abdomen depicting the calcified fetus. Skeletal elements including spine, ribs, and even extremities could be identified.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of the pelvis;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    3D reconstruction of pelvic CT

    3-D reconstruction showed diffuse and amorphous calcification through the lithopedion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: 3D reconstruction of pelvic CT;
     
     
Transverse CT scan of the pelvis shows a densely calcified mass in the pelvic cavity. The head, spine and ribs are well visualised within the mass.
 
Transverse CT scan of the abdomen depicting the calcified fetus. Skeletal elements including spine, ribs, and even extremities could be identified.
 
3-D reconstruction showed diffuse and amorphous calcification through the lithopedion.
 
 
 
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