EURORAD ESR

Case 3075

Massive osteolysis of the hip: Gorham's disease

Author(s)
Katsiva V, Michailidis G, Michalopoulou A, Stefanoglou N, Tibishrani M
 
Patient
female, 73 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    An AP radiograph of the Left hip taken two months after the onset of symptoms

    Extensive osteolysis and soft tissue swelling are noticed.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Left hip AP radiograph two months after the onset of symptoms;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    A plain film taken five months after the onset of symptoms

    The characteristic tapering of the residual femoral neck is noticed.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Plain film five months after the onset of symptoms;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    A CT scan of the hip taken two months after the onset of symptoms

    Osteolysis and the intra-articular soft-tissue process are shown.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan of the hip two months after the onset of symptoms;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    An axial T2W-STIR image of the left hip taken two months after the onset of symptoms

    The lesions showing homogeneously high-signal intensity.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial T2W-STIR image of the left hip two months after onset of symptoms;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    An axial MRI image of the hip (STIR sequence) taken four months after the onset of symptoms

    The lesions showing a homogeneously high-signal intensity.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI of the hip, STIR sequence, axial image four months after onset of symptoms;
     
     
Extensive osteolysis and soft tissue swelling are noticed.
 
The characteristic tapering of the residual femoral neck is noticed.
 
Osteolysis and the intra-articular soft-tissue process are shown.
 
The lesions showing homogeneously high-signal intensity.
 
The lesions showing a homogeneously high-signal intensity.
 
 
 
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