Pitfalls giant cell tumor

Vascularized soft tissue mass in continuation with the flexor tendon and with a bony erosion. We interpreted it as probably a giant cell tumor but to our surprise it proved to be a vascular leimyoma.

Clinical information

Painless mass

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Vascularized soft tissue mass in continuation with the flexor tendon and with a bony erosion. We interpreted it as probably a giant cell tumor but to our surprise it proved to be a vascular leimyoma.

Vascular leimyoma and flexor tendon longitudinal
Vascular leimyoma and flexor tendon longitudinal
Vascular leimyoma and flexor tendon transverse
Vascular leimyoma and flexor tendon transverse
Vascular leimyoma and bony erosion longitudinal
Vascular leimyoma and bony erosion longitudinal
Vascular leimyoma and bony erosion transverse
Vascular leimyoma and bony erosion transverse

Vascularized soft tissue mass in continuation with the flexor tendon and with a bony erosion. We interpreted it as probably a giant cell tumor but to our surprise it proved to be a vascular leimyoma.

Vascular leimyoma transverse
Vascular leimyoma transverse
Vascular leimyoma transverse
Vascular leimyoma transverse

X ray shows the bony erosion

Vascular leimyoma transverse
Vascular leimyoma transverse
Pitfalls giant cell tumor
Pitfalls giant cell tumor

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 44
  • Body part: Finger

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