Humeral head pseudolesion

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Fall onto shoulder.

Patient Data

Age: 30-year-old
Gender: Male
X-ray

No evidence of fracture or malalignment.

On the internal rotation projection, a pseudolesion with a thin sclerotic border and radiolucent centre is seen in the humeral head; this disappears in the other two projections.

Case Discussion

This pseudo lesion should not be mistaken for a lytic bone lesion

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Case information

rID: 45160
Case created: 16th May 2016
Last edited: 16th May 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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