Elastofibroma dorsi (bilateral)

Case contributed by Dr Safwat Mohammad Almoghazy

Presentation

Recently diagnosed by colonoscopy as colonic mass subjected to polypectomy and histopathology revealed adenocarcinoma for CT staging work up.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Female

Bilateral poorly defined soft-tissue mass with attenuation similar to that of the adjacent skeletal muscle are located in the infrascapular or subscapular region suggestive of elastofibroma dorsi lesions. 

Incidentally noted large left thyroid lobe large nodule with evidence of moderate retrosternal extension.

Mild to moderate right pleural effusion seen.

Annotated image

Both yellow arrow pointing subscapular regions bilateral soft tissue attenuation similar to adjacent skeletal muscle (elastofibroma dorsi ).

Case Discussion

The case was diagnosed by colonoscopy as adenocarcinoma colon for staging work up.

An incidentally noted bilateral poorly defined soft-tissue mass with attenuation similar to that of the adjacent skeletal muscle are located in the infrascapular or subscapular region bilaterally suggestive of elastofibroma dorsi lesions. 

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Case information

rID: 54015
Case created: 19th Jun 2017
Last edited: 26th Jun 2017
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