Medial gastrocnemius haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Sudden pain and swelling of the right lower leg after minor physical activity. Ultrasound performed to rule out DVT showed an echogenic mass.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Massive bleeding within the fascia of the right medial gastrocnemius with susceptibility artifacts on the T2*-weighted gradient echo images.

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Case Information

rID: 17689
Case created: 4th May 2012
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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