Enchondroma (MRI)

Case contributed by Roberto Schubert


MRI performed for knee trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Large non-aggressive intramedullary lesion of the distal femur shaft with osseous (T1-hyperintense) and chondral (T2-hyperintense) components. Sharp irregular (popcorn-like) contours. Rings and arcs pattern of the chondral components on T2-weighted and contrast-enhanced T1-weighted images.

Case Discussion

Typical MRI apperance of a partly ossified enchondroma.

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