Soft tissue hemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Painless hand swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

In the radial portion of the hand, there is a heterogeneous soft tissue mass which contains numerous small spherical calcifications characteristic of phleboliths. The bones appear normal.

Case Discussion

Features on x-rays most likely represent hemangioma which is a common, benign soft-tissue tumor. They can arise from skeletal muscle, skin, subcutaneous tissue and synovial tissue. Calcification is common.

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Case information

rID: 61389
Published: 30th Jun 2018
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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