Aneurysmal bone cyst of the calcaneus

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Right heel pain on weight bearing.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Multilocular cystic lesion with irregular but sharp contours. Partly haemorrhagic content with fluid-fluid levels. Some perifocal bone oedema. Only slight rim enhancements (Note that the blood-containing cavities are hyperintense on native T1 already).

Case Discussion

Fluid-fluid levels are considered as characteristic, but not specific to ABCs.

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Case information

rID: 23732
Published: 5th Jul 2013
Last edited: 10th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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