Slow flow vascular malformation - deltoid muscle

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Non-traumatic origin of left shoulder pain - few weeks. Small nodular swelling - posterior aspect of shoulder - few years.

Patient Data

Age: about 35 yrs
Gender: Male

Few tiny calcification foci in soft tissue at the level of proximal shaft of humerus.

No bony abnormality is noted.

Tiny serpentine anechoic channels are noted involving posterior fibers of deltoid muscle. Few echogenic foci are noted within: phleboliths. Low flow signals are noted.

Rotator cuff: normal (images not uploaded).

Case Discussion

Findings of slow flow vascular malformation in posterior fibers of deltoid muscle.

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Case information

rID: 33800
Published: 24th Jan 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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