Enchondroma - 5th finger

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Swelling of the right-hand fifth finger.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Within the shaft and base of distal phalanx of the fifth digit, there is a 7 x 10 mm well defined expanding non-aggressive lesion without evidence cortical destruction, periosteal bone formation and involvement of adjacent soft tissue.

There is no involvement of the distal interphalangeal joint.

Case Discussion

Enchondroma is a benign cartilaginous neoplasm in the medullary cavity. Most enchondromas are
asymptomatic but may present as pathological fractures. Peak age is 10-30 years.

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Case information

rID: 73510
Published: 14th Jan 2020
Last edited: 15th Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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