EURORAD ESR

Case 9570

A case of myositis ossificans traumatica

Author(s)
Gangarossa G, Sabato M, Pacciardi F, Vitali S, Ceccarelli A, Zampa V, Caramella D, Bartolozzi C.

Department of Oncology, Transplant and New Technologies in Medicine of the University of Pisa
 
Patient
male, 6 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Femur RX
     

    Femur RX shows no traumatic lesions.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Femur RX shows no traumatic lesions.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Femur RX 20 days after
     

    Femur RX shows calcifications in the quadriceps muscle bellies.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;

    Femur RX shows calcifications in the quadriceps muscle bellies.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Thigh MRI
     

    Coronal FSE T1 image shows an inhomogeneous area with hypointense zones, corresponding to calcifications at vastus intermedius belly.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;

    Sagittal T2 image shows the inhomogeneous lesion with hypointense areas corresponding to RX calcifications.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Inflammation;

    Coronal STIR image confirms the presence of oedema in the lesion.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Inflammation;

    Assial LAVA shows inhomogeneous enhancement after contrast agent injection.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal system; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Haemodynamics / Flow dynamics;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Thigh MRI after two months
     

    Sagittal T2 shows reduction of the lesion and the perilesional oedema.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal system; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Treatment effects; Special Focus: Inflammation;

    Axial STIR shows reduction of the lesion and the perilesional oedema.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal system; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Treatment effects; Special Focus: Inflammation;
     
     
Femur RX shows no traumatic lesions.
 
Femur RX shows no traumatic lesions.
 
Femur RX shows calcifications in the quadriceps muscle bellies.
 
Femur RX shows calcifications in the quadriceps muscle bellies.
 
Coronal FSE T1 image shows an inhomogeneous area with hypointense zones, corresponding to calcifications at vastus intermedius belly.
 
Sagittal T2 image shows the inhomogeneous lesion with hypointense areas corresponding to RX calcifications.
 
Coronal STIR image confirms the presence of oedema in the lesion.
 
Assial LAVA shows inhomogeneous enhancement after contrast agent injection.
 
Sagittal T2 shows reduction of the lesion and the perilesional oedema.
 
Axial STIR shows reduction of the lesion and the perilesional oedema.
 
 
 
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