September 2016

Oval well defined mass in the upper leg

Clinical Info

Palpable lump in the upper leg.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Oval well defined mass in the upper leg

Oval well defined mass in the upper leg. Transverse view
Oval well defined mass in the upper leg. Transverse view
Transverse view of the mass. The mass is vacularized
Transverse view of the mass. The mass is vacularized
Transverse view. Another color Doppler image
Transverse view. Another color Doppler image
Longitudinal image of the same mass
Longitudinal image of the same mass
MRI 1
MRI 2
MRI 3
MRI 4
This is a similar lesion in the lower leg in a 50 year old male. The lesion is less well defined
This is a similar lesion in the lower leg in a 50 year old male. The lesion is less well defined
Transverse image of the lesion that is also vascularized
Transverse image of the lesion that is also vascularized
Another color Doppler image of the same lesion
Another color Doppler image of the same lesion
MRI 1
MRI 2
MRI 3
MRI 4

Conclusion

Both masses proved to be sarcomas. Don't let the oval aspect or the well defined border fool you to think that they are benign. The first patient had a rhabdomyosarcoma. In Holland these lesions are referred to and treated in specialized centres.


Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 60
  • Body part: Upper leg

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System