Shoulder hemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Lump at the tip of the left scapula.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Male

Deep to the subcutaneous fat, but outwith the thoracic cage is an ovoid vascular lesion.


High-T2, low-T1 lesion with avid and homogeneous contrast enhancement.

Case Discussion

Situated on the posterior aspect of the thoracic cage is a large enhancing mass lesion with features of an intramuscular hemangioma.

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Case information

rID: 24056
Published: 26th Jul 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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