Fatty replacement of the gastrocnemius muscle belly

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Right leg pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Moderate fatty replacement is present at the muscle belly of gastrocenemius in the right leg.

Case Discussion

The recent case referred to us with a painful swelling on the right calf of 3 months duration. she had no history of overt recent trauma; however, she had an injury 5 months before the swelling. MRI provides important information for the correct diagnosis and guidance for further investigations to confirm the diagnosis.

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Case information

rID: 64088
Published: 6th Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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