May 2019

Transverse image of the mass close to the dorsalis pedis artery. What do you think is the nature of the tumor. Does the location help you?

Clinical information

Middle aged male patient examined for SONOZORG a primary care ultrasound facility. A palpable mass on the anterior aspect of the ankle/foot

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Palpable mass on the anterior aspect of the ankle

Longitudinal image of the mass close to the dorsalis pedis artery
Longitudinal image of the mass close to the dorsalis pedis artery
Longitudinal image of the artery next to the mass
Longitudinal image of the artery next to the mass
Longitudinal image of the well defined mass with cystic spaces
Longitudinal image of the well defined mass with cystic spaces
Transverse image of the dorsalis pedis artery without the mass
Transverse image of the dorsalis pedis artery without the mass
Transverse image of the mass next to the artery
Transverse image of the mass next to the artery
Another transverse image slightly more distal
Another transverse image slightly more distal
This is an image of another patient with an ancient schwannoma with the same cystic spaces
This is an image of another patient with an ancient schwannoma with the same cystic spaces
Another image of a third patient with an ancient schwannoma
Another image of a third patient with an ancient schwannoma
This a more homogeneous looking mass in another patient examined for SONOZORG
This a more homogeneous looking mass in another patient examined for SONOZORG
The mass is vascularized
The mass is vascularized
If you move the transducer you can see a nerve coming from the lesion which proved to be a schwannoma
If you move the transducer you can see a nerve coming from the lesion which proved to be a schwannoma

Conclusion

The first lesion proved to be an ancient schwannoma of the superficial peroneal nerve. The second lesion was also a schwannoma.

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Body part: Ankle/foot

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System