Musculoskeletal imaging

Quiz Case

Authors: Shalendra K. Misser1; J.M. Zietkiewicz1
Affiliations: 1Lake Smit and Partners Inc, Durban, South Africa
Postal address: Private Bag X08, Overport 4067, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
How to cite this article: Misser SK, Zietkiewicz JM. Musculoskeletal imaging. S Afr J Rad. 2014;18(1); Art. #702, 2 pages.
Copyright Notice: © 2014. The Authors. Licensee: AOSIS OpenJournals. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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A 33-year-old female runner presented with chronic right hip pain. These are selected plain film, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) images.

FIGURE 1: Plain radiograph of right hip.

FIGURE 2: Axial T2-weighted magnetic resonance (MR) image of right hip.

FIGURE 3: Sagittal proton-density magnetic resonance (MR) image of right hip.

FIGURE 4: Coronal computed tomography (CT) reformat of chest and abdomen.

FIGURE 5a: Coronal T1-weighted magnetic resonance (MR) image of pelvis.

FIGURE 5b: Coronal proton density magnetic resonance (MR) image of pelvis.

FIGURE 6a: Coronal computed tomography (CT) reformat image of right hip.

FIGURE 6b: Volume rendered computed tomography angiography (CTA) reformat of right hip.

FIGURE 7: Axial computed tomography (CT) image acquired in biopsy mode.

Describe the relevant findings and provide the most appropriate clinical diagnosis. Please submit your response to Dr Misser at not later than 01 December 2014. The winning respondent will receive a R1000 award from the RSSA. A detailed diagnosis and discussion will be presented later this year.

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