June 2016

Has a large slow growing superficial mass in the right groin. The referring physician thinks it is benign. Do you think so too?

Clinical Info

Has a large slow-growing superficial mass in the right groin. The referring physician thinks it is benign. Do you think so too?

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Has a large slow growing superficial mass in the right groin. The referring physician thinks it is benign. Do you think so too?

Has a large slow growing superficial mass in the right groin. The referring physician thinks it is benign. Do you think so too?
Has a large slow growing superficial mass in the right groin. The referring physician thinks it is benign. Do you think so too?
The lesion is vascularized
The lesion is vascularized
The lesion lies subcutaneous and is extensive
The lesion lies subcutaneous and is extensive
Some parts are highly vascularized
Some parts are highly vascularized
Another part of the lesion
Another part of the lesion
That is again highly vascularized
That is again highly vascularized
MRI image
MRI image
MRI image
MRI image
This is a subcutaneous lesion in a 60 year old female. It looks a bit like the lesion in the first patient
This is a subcutaneous lesion in a 60 year old female. It looks a bit like the lesion in the first patient
The lesion also lies subcutaneous
The lesion also lies subcutaneous
And this lesion is also vascularized
And this lesion is also vascularized
Another image showing the vascularity of the lesion
Another image showing the vascularity of the lesion

Conclusion

Both patients had a biopsy proven malignant derrmatofibrosarcoma protuberans.
Both lesions have no benign characteristics and therefore they were biopsied.

References
http://www.jultrasoundmed.org/content/27/2/269.full


Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 67

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System