Lipoma of digit

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Slowly swelling left middle finger

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male
MRI

T1 coronal showing region of hyperintense signal around the proximal and middle phalanges with hypoinstensity on fat saturated sequence indicating this is a fat containing lesion. No bony invasion therefore macrodystrophia lipomatosa is not a differential diagnosis.

Features typical of lipoma although this is not a common location for a lipoma.

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Case information

rID: 19447
Case created: 11th Sep 2012
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2015
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