Bursa exostosis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Non-traumatic right scapular region swelling. Few wks.

Patient Data

Age: about 30 yrs
Gender: Male

Radiograph shows a bony outgrowth from scapula. In AP view, it is seen near medial scapular border.
In the other ( beam right angle to scapular swelling ) view a seperate calcification is noted along with soft tissue calcification.

Ultrasound shows an encapsulate collection between exostosis tip and chest wall.

Case Discussion

The findings of xray and ultrasound in a 30 Y/O patient with non-traumatic right scapular region swelling are compatible with bursa exostosis. There is also scapular exostosis at medial border of right scapula.

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Case information

rID: 21875
Published: 23rd Feb 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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