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Unknown Case #36 – Child with leg pain

History: Adolescent with leg pain at night.  What is your diagnosis for this adolescent with leg pain at night? Comment and share below!

Solution to Unknown Case #29 – Enchondroma on MRI

History: 35 year old male with knee pain.  This is the appearance of an enchondroma on MRI. Enchondromas are benign lesions made up of hyaline cartilage that arise within medullary bone. They typically occur in the metaphysis or metadiaphyseal junction of the proximal humerus, proximal and distal femur, and proximal tibia, as in our case … Continue reading

Unknown case #29 – Knee MRI

History: 35 year old male with knee pain. What is your diagnosis in this 35 year old male with knee pain? Comment and share below!

Solution to Unknown Case #16 – Solitary (Unicameral) Bone Cyst

History: Adolescent Male with knee pain.  This is a case of a solitary or unicameral bone cyst. A solitary bone cyst (also called a juvenile bone cyst, unicameral bone cyst, essential bone cyst, or simple bone cyst) is a benign lytic bone lesion that is fluid filled. The most common location that solitary bone cysts … Continue reading

Unknown Case # 16 – Pediatric Tibial Lytic Lesion

History: Adolescent male with knee pain.  What is your differential diagnosis for this adolescent patient with left knee pain? Comment and share below!

Solution to Unknown Case # 6 – Subclavian Steal Syndrome

History: 60 year old female with arm pain.  This is a case of subclavian steal syndrome. Subclavian steal syndrome occurs when there is an occluded subclavian artery and collateral blood flow to the distal subclavian artery and arm is provided by reversed flow in the ipsilateral vertebral artery. As seen in the MR angiogram image … Continue reading

Unknown Case # 6 – Neck Vascular Ultrasound and MRA of the Aorta

History: 60 year old female with arm pain.  What is your diagnosis? Can you identify the salient findings? Comment, share, like, and pin below! Credit to Paul Murphy, M.D., Ph.D. for sharing these beautiful images!

Solution to Unknown Case # 4 – Pancreatic Psuedocyst

History: Adolescent male with abdominal swelling. This is a pancreatic pseudocyst. A pancreatic pseudocyst is a fluid collection which is surrounded by a fibrous capsule. Pancreatic pseudocysts usually contain pancreatic enzymes, tissue, debris, and sometimes blood. The differential diagnosis for this MRI appearance includes a pancreatic pseudocyst, mucinous cystic pancreatic tumor, pancreatic serous cystadenoma, and … Continue reading

Solution to Unknown Case # 3 – Osteosarcoma of the Left Humerus

History: 17 year old male with left shoulder pain.  This is a case of osteosarcoma of the left humerus. Osteosarcoma is the most common malignant primary bone tumor in children and young adults, and is usually seen in patients 10-30 years of age and patients older than 60 years of age, but more commonly in … Continue reading

Unknown Case # 4 – Pediatric Abdominal MRI

History: Adolescent male with abdominal swelling. What is your diagnosis for this pediatric patient with abdominal swelling? What is your differential diagnosis for this MRI of the abdomen? For the solution, click here.