EURORAD ESR

Case 781

Paravertebral parosteal lipoma.

Author(s)
M. Davies, V.N. Cassar-Pullicino
 
Patient
male, 44 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
     

    T1W axial image demonstrating a large,soft tissue, high signal paravertebral mass containing linear areas of low signal intensity.

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

    T1W sagittal image showing the tumour extending between the posterior elements of adjacent vertebrae.

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

    AP radiograph showing hyperostosis of the spinous process of L2 (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Radiographic Imaging.;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT Imaging.

    Axial CT image showing hyperostosis and a large fatty tumour containing fibrovascular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT Imaging.;
     
     
T1W axial image demonstrating a large,soft tissue, high signal paravertebral mass containing linear areas of low signal intensity.
 
T1W sagittal image showing the tumour extending between the posterior elements of adjacent vertebrae.
 
AP radiograph showing hyperostosis of the spinous process of L2 (arrow).
 
Axial CT image showing hyperostosis and a large fatty tumour containing fibrovascular septa.
 
 
 
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