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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 # 3 – Pediatric Shoulder MRI

History: 17 year old male with shoulder pain. What is your diagnosis in this pediatric patient with left shoulder pain? What is your differential diagnosis? Comment below! For the solution, click here.

Neuropathic Osteoarthropathy

History: 40 year old patient with spinal cord injury.  This is a case of neuropathic osteoarthropathy, also known as a Charcot joint. The imaging findings are typically described as the 5 “Ds,” which include normal bone Density, joint Distension, bony Debris, cartilage Destruction, and joint Disorganization (or dislocation/deformity). Usually when seen in the shoulder it is indicative of an entity called syringomyelia, … Continue reading