The "dot-in-circle" sign -- a characteristic MRI finding in mycetoma foot: a report of three cases.

@article{Cherian2009TheS,
  title={The "dot-in-circle" sign -- a characteristic MRI finding in mycetoma foot: a report of three cases.},
  author={Rekha Sucy Cherian and Maria Betty and Marie Therese Manipadam and Vinu Mathew Cherian and P Poonnoose and Abel Thomas Oommen and R. A. Cherian},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={82 980},
  pages={662-5}
}
Three patients referred for MRI of the foot were found to have imaging features characteristic of mycetoma. Two patients presented with recurrent soft tissue masses, which were operated on several times and not suspected to be of infective aetiology. The third patient had typical clinical features with a history of blackish granule discharge. In all three patients, MRI showed conglomerate areas of small round discrete T(2) weighted hyperintense lesions, representing granulation tissue… CONTINUE READING