Calcified Mass And Lateral Hip Pain

Calcified Mass And Lateral Hip Pain

Clinical information

A 69 year old female was referred to PT for left hip pain and a diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound of her lateral hip was performed. Past medical history significant for Sjorgen's disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

Brief description

Lateral hip MSK US was performed with abnormal findings of a normal gluteus minimus tendon, full thickness loss of gluteus medius, greater trochanteric bursitis, and a large mass found in the gluteus medius muscle.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Mass found in gluteus medius muscle
Mass found in gluteus medius muscle

Conclusion

The patient was referred back to primary care physician, neuro-oncology, and further specialists for more work up on the calcified mass that was found. CT scan was later performed indicating a mass of 13cm in diameter with mass effect on sciatic nerve.

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 69
  • Body part: Left Hip