Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Hip pain

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Single coronal STIR revealed an epiphyseal lesion at the right femoral epiphysis with hyperintense core and irregular hypointense rim with mild surrounding marrow edema, suggestive of chondroblastoma.

Case Discussion

Chondroblastomas is a rare primary bone tumor, occurring predominantly in young males. They usually involve epiphysis of long bones.

Final diagnosis: Chondroblastoma

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Case information

rID: 10049
Published: 14th Jun 2010
Last edited: 2nd Apr 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included