August 2016

Transverse image of the lesion on the dorsal side of the ankle

Clinical Info

Persistent swelling after a trauma of the ankle.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Persistent swelling after trauma

Transverse image of the lesion on the dorsal side of the ankle
Transverse image of the lesion on the dorsal side of the ankle
Longitudinal image of the lesion on the dorsal side of the ankle
Longitudinal image of the lesion on the dorsal side of the ankle
Transverse image of the lesion with compression
Transverse image of the lesion with compression
Longitudinal image with color shows the artery with a small neck  entering the lesion
Longitudinal image with color shows the artery with a small neck entering the lesion
The neck fills part of the lesion but a large part doesn't show flow
The neck fills part of the lesion but a large part doesn't show flow
Transverse color Doppler image
Transverse color Doppler image
Transverse image with e-flow. Part of the mass doesn't show any flow. We thought it was a false aneurysm partially filled with thrombus. An MRI was made to confirm.
Transverse image with e-flow. Part of the mass doesn't show any flow. We thought it was a false aneurysm partially filled with thrombus. An MRI was made to confirm.
MRI
MRI 2
MRI 3
MRI 4

Conclusion

The lesion proved to de a false aneurysm in an unusual place partially filled with thrombus. It was successfully treated with a thrombin injection.


Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 63
  • Body part: Ankle

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System