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Synovial sarcoma - Leg - MRI
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Synovial sarcoma - Leg - MRI
  • Case ID: 360
  • Diagnosis: Synovial sarcoma
  • Category: Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Category Type: Synovial sarcoma
  • Category Sub Type: Malignant
  • Location: Leg
  • Age: 30
  • Sex: F
  • Treatment: Amputation
  • Image ID: 2455
  • Image Type: MRI
  • Images relating to this case: 2452 , 2453 , 2454 , 2455.

IMAGE DESCRIPTION:
Axial T2-weighted MRI reveals the high signal features of this soft tissue tumor mass filling the entire anterior compartment of the leg that would strongly suggest the diagnosis of a soft tissue sarcoma. This patient was treated by below-knee amputation because local infiltration of the tumor made a local wide resection virtually impossible. The patient died four years later from metastatic disease.

 

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