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Lipomas are common benign neoplasms consisting of mature fatty tissue. They are usually of roundish or ovoid shape and are situated in a single anatomical region. They most frequently occur on the back and in the extremities. Most lipomas are subcutaneous and require no imaging evaluation. When deep, large and unusual in location, MRI can identify and… (More)
Isolated palmar dislocation of the fifth carpometacarpal joint is an uncommon injury and classified as radio-palmar or ulno-palmar according to the direction of displacement of the fifth metacarpal base. This very rare injury is often difficult to recognize. A careful neurologic assessment of the patient is a necessity, as well as obtaining proper… (More)
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Periosteal osteoid osteoma is extremely rare. The diagnosis is not always clear. We report a case of periosteal osteoid osteoma arising from the posterior surface of the right distal femur in a 21-year-old woman. After careful evaluation and excisional biopsy, histological examination confirmed the diagnosis of osteoid osteoma, showing the nidus,… (More)
Metacarpal tuberculosis is a rare presentation of the disease; it represents only 1% of all bone sites. The following report documents the case of a 28-year-old female who sought a consultation for a painful right hand following an injury. Radiographs showed a fracture of the distal fifth metacarpal through a lytic lesion. Histology of a biopsy specimen… (More)
An 18 year old male patient was hit by a car to his motorcycle causing a unicondylar Hoffa fracture and an ipsilateral patella fracture. Hoffa fracture is a rare lesion and this association of injury has not been reported before.
Knee dislocations are rare injuries. They represent a severe soft tissue injury following high-energy blunt trauma. We report a case of open posterior knee dislocation with rupture of the patellar tendon and a fracture of the tibial plateau. The treatment was surgical and consisted of reduction of the knee dislocation, fixation of the tibial plateau… (More)
La luxation postérieure de l'épaule constitue une lésion rare et un piège diagnostique et mettant en jeu le pronostic fonctionnel de l'articulation de l'épaule. Les signes cliniques et radiologiques des luxations postérieures de l'épaule ont été bien définis dans la littérature par Bernageau et Patte, mais elles passent le plus souvent inaperçues. Nous… (More)
Classic Kaposi sarcoma is a multifocal rare tumor originating from vascular endothelial cells with progressive evolution and little malignant predisposition. Although Kaposi sarcoma with extensive visceral involvement is sometimes observed among HIV-positive patients, tumor dissemination to visceral lymph nodes in classic SK remains very rare. We report a… (More)