Calcaneal simple bone cyst

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

History of right heel pain

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
MRI

A well-defined, thin walled, ovoid-shaped lesion seen in the body of right calcaneus bone measuring 20 mm x 21 mm x 12 mm .

The lesion appears homogeneously hypo intense on T1WI and hyper intense on T2WI.

No fluid fluid level, internal septa, of fat content is seen.
No adjacent infiltrative or inflammatory changes.

Case Discussion

The features are suggestive of solitary bone cyst. 

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