EURORAD ESR

Case 582

A bakers cyst with rice body formation in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.

Author(s)
M.Davies, V.Cassar-Pullicino
 
Patient
female, 49 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
     

    T1 axial image of both calves.There is a well-defined cystic lesion in the right calf with a dependent heterogenous solid component.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Magnetic Resonance Imaging;

    T2 axial image demonstrating a well-defined cystic lesion in the medial aspect of the right calf.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Magnetic Resonance Imaging;

    T2 axial image at the level of the knee joint demonstrating bilateral cystic lesions communicating with the posterior aspect of the knee joint by a narrow neck (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Magnetic Resonance Imaging;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
     

    T1 coronal image demonstrating bilateral cystic lesions with focal areas of signal abnormality on the right.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Magnetic Resonance Imaging;

    T2 coronal image demonstrating the lobulated nature of the cystic lesions.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Magnetic Resonance Imaging;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Ultrasound Imaging
     

    Longitudinal image of the posterior aspect of the right knee demonstrating a narrow neck (arrow) communicating with the posterior aspect of the knee joint.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound Imaging;

    Transverse image of the right calf demonstrating a well-defined cystic lesion containing a solid component.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound Imaging;

    Longitudinal image of the right calf demonstrating the inhomogenous nature of the solid component.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound Imaging;
     
     
T1 axial image of both calves.There is a well-defined cystic lesion in the right calf with a dependent heterogenous solid component.
 
T2 axial image demonstrating a well-defined cystic lesion in the medial aspect of the right calf.
 
T2 axial image at the level of the knee joint demonstrating bilateral cystic lesions communicating with the posterior aspect of the knee joint by a narrow neck (arrow).
 
T1 coronal image demonstrating bilateral cystic lesions with focal areas of signal abnormality on the right.
 
T2 coronal image demonstrating the lobulated nature of the cystic lesions.
 
Longitudinal image of the posterior aspect of the right knee demonstrating a narrow neck (arrow) communicating with the posterior aspect of the knee joint.
 
Transverse image of the right calf demonstrating a well-defined cystic lesion containing a solid component.
 
Longitudinal image of the right calf demonstrating the inhomogenous nature of the solid component.
 
 
 
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