Muscle infarction

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Known sickle cell disease patient presented with heel swelling and pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Soft tissue swelling at the heel. No osseous abnormality.



Abductor digiti minimi is swollen with increase T2/STIR signal intensity. Surrounding soft tissue oedema is seen as well. Post Gad administration reveals peripheral enhancement pattern.

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Case information

rID: 29474
Case created: 28th May 2014
Last edited: 14th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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