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Case 9540

Ruptured ganglion cyst of the foot – MRI findings

Author(s)
Giannakopoulou L, Kyropoulos A, Anastasiadou K, Kapsas G, Kaltsikis I, Palladas P

CT and MRI department of
''G.Papanikolaou'' General Hospital,
Eratiras 39 55133 Thessaloniki;
Email:linagiannakopoulou@yahoo.gr
 
Patient
male, 24 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial STIR images of the right tarsial area
     

    Increased amount of articular fluid among the bones of the right tarsus

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Abnormal signal intensity of the soft tissues on the dorsolateral surface of the right foot.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Cystic lesion, with loculated margins near the tendon of the digitorum longus extensor muscle.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Cystic lesion, with loculated margins near the tendon of the digitorum longus extensor muscle.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Accompanying inflammatory reaction of the surrounding soft tissues.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Sagittal STIR images
     

    The appearance of the lesion on sagittal STIR images.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;

    The appearance of the lesion on sagittal STIR images.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Acccompanying inflammatory reaction of the surrounding soft tissues.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Oedema;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Axial T1WI
     

    The appearance of the lesion on axial T1WI, with relatively low signal intensity.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;

    The appearance of the lesion on axial T1WI, with relatively low signal intensity.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial fat-suppressed T1WI after the intravenous administration of gadolinium.
     

    Slight enhancement of the surrounding soft tissues, due to inflammatory reaction.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Peripheral thick rim enhancement of the cystic lesion.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Peripheral thick rim enhancement of the cystic lesion.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Enhancement of the surrounding soft tissues because of the inflammatory reaction.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Cysts; Inflammation;
     
     
Increased amount of articular fluid among the bones of the right tarsus
 
Abnormal signal intensity of the soft tissues on the dorsolateral surface of the right foot.
 
Cystic lesion, with loculated margins near the tendon of the digitorum longus extensor muscle.
 
Cystic lesion, with loculated margins near the tendon of the digitorum longus extensor muscle.
 
Accompanying inflammatory reaction of the surrounding soft tissues.
 
The appearance of the lesion on sagittal STIR images.
 
The appearance of the lesion on sagittal STIR images.
 
Acccompanying inflammatory reaction of the surrounding soft tissues.
 
The appearance of the lesion on axial T1WI, with relatively low signal intensity.
 
The appearance of the lesion on axial T1WI, with relatively low signal intensity.
 
Slight enhancement of the surrounding soft tissues, due to inflammatory reaction.
 
Peripheral thick rim enhancement of the cystic lesion.
 
Peripheral thick rim enhancement of the cystic lesion.
 
Enhancement of the surrounding soft tissues because of the inflammatory reaction.
 
 
 
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