EURORAD ESR

Case 8977

Multiple Brown Tumours in a patient with chronic renal failure (ECR 2010 Case of the day)

Author(s)
Ryan AG, Heneghan J.
Waterford Regional Teaching Hospital (RCSI); Waterford City, Ireland.
 
Patient
male, 63 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Radiograph Right Clavicle

    Radiograph of the right clavicle demonstrating an expansile, centrally lucent lesion peripherally, but separate from the acromioclavicular joint.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Radiograph Left Clavicle

    Radiograph of the left clavicle demonstrating a mirror image appearance with an expansile, centrally lucent lesion peripherally, but separate from the acromioclavicular joint.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT Left Clavicle

    CT thorax demonstrating the left sided clavicular lesion to be expansile and centrally lytic.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Imaging Technique: CT;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    CT Ribs

    CT thorax demonstrating a further similar expansile, lucent lesion anteriorly in a left sided rib.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: CT;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Right Tibia Radiograph

    Radiograph of the right foreleg demonstrate further, similar lesions throughout the tibia, which, when compared with previous radiographs had remained stable over a period of five years.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Radiograph left Tibia and Fibula

    Radiograph of the left foreleg demonstrating similar lesions to those seen on the right. Note also vascular calcifications and surgical clips from vein harvesting for Coronary arterial bypass grafting.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography;
     
     
Radiograph of the right clavicle demonstrating an expansile, centrally lucent lesion peripherally, but separate from the acromioclavicular joint.
 
Radiograph of the left clavicle demonstrating a mirror image appearance with an expansile, centrally lucent lesion peripherally, but separate from the acromioclavicular joint.
 
CT thorax demonstrating the left sided clavicular lesion to be expansile and centrally lytic.
 
CT thorax demonstrating a further similar expansile, lucent lesion anteriorly in a left sided rib.
 
Radiograph of the right foreleg demonstrate further, similar lesions throughout the tibia, which, when compared with previous radiographs had remained stable over a period of five years.
 
Radiograph of the left foreleg demonstrating similar lesions to those seen on the right. Note also vascular calcifications and surgical clips from vein harvesting for Coronary arterial bypass grafting.
 
 
 
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