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Case 9012

Hereditary multiple exostoses (HME)

Author(s)
Ajlan AM, Doyon ML
 
Patient
male, 19 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Multiple bony thoracic sessile & pedunculated osteochondromas. Note the abnormal dysplastic bones. The underlying inferior aspect of the posterior 6th rib is scalloped by the effect of an adjacent rib exostoses.

     
    Area of Interest: Thoracic wall; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Figure 2: The dysplastic left proximal femur shows an osteochondroma, more than 1.5 cm overlying T1-weighted hypointense cartilaginous cap.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: MR;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    The dysplastic left proximal femur shows an osteochondroma, more than 1.5 cm overlying T2-weighted hyperintense cartilaginous cap.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: MR;
     
     
Multiple bony thoracic sessile & pedunculated osteochondromas. Note the abnormal dysplastic bones. The underlying inferior aspect of the posterior 6th rib is scalloped by the effect of an adjacent rib exostoses.
 
Figure 2: The dysplastic left proximal femur shows an osteochondroma, more than 1.5 cm overlying T1-weighted hypointense cartilaginous cap.
 
The dysplastic left proximal femur shows an osteochondroma, more than 1.5 cm overlying T2-weighted hyperintense cartilaginous cap.
 
 
 
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