Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Big toe pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25 year-old
Gender: Male

The medial sesamoid shows marrow edema, it elicits low signal at T1 WI and high signal STIR WI, it shows tiny subcortical pseudocystic changes. No fragmentation or collapse. 

Subcortical pseudocystic changes are also seen along the medial aspect of the first metatarsal head.

Case Discussion

Differential diagnosis includes:

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Case information

rID: 30473
Published: 13th Aug 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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