OJRad  Vol.2 No.1 , March 2012
Synovial Hemangioma in a 2 Year Old Mimicking Synovial Osteochondromatosis
ABSTRACT
We describe a rare synovial mass arising from the elbow of a 2 year old female. It was growing slowly for three months and there was no history of trauma or fever. Plain radiographs showed a soft tissue mass around the elbow with scattered nodular intraarticular calcifications. Ultrasound and MRI confirmed the synovial location of the mass and again showed the multiple calcifications, some of which suggested intraarticular loose bodies. The imaging findings were thought to represent synovial osteochondromatosis but subsequent biopsy revealed a synovial hemangioma and it is for this reason that we present our case.

Cite this paper
T. Sanchez, S. Wong, L. Swischuck and K. Carmichael, "Synovial Hemangioma in a 2 Year Old Mimicking Synovial Osteochondromatosis," Open Journal of Radiology, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 22-24. doi: 10.4236/ojrad.2012.21004.
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