Chondromyxoid fibroma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

A focal lucent lesion of the proximal ulna is demonstrated with a narrow zone of transition.

CT

Single CT image through the lesion confirms the presence of the lesion that is confined to the cortex of the bone. 

MRI

MRI demonstrates the lesion to have very high T2 signal and low T1 signal with no adjacent soft tissue component or bone marrow edema. 

Case Discussion

This patient went on to have a curettage confirming the diagnosis of a chondromyxoid fibroma

Histology

  1. Intramedullary contents from the left ulna showing chondromyxoid fibroma.
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Case information

rID: 6172
Published: 1st May 2009
Last edited: 10th Jul 2019
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