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Case 1799

Osteochondroma of the rib

Author(s)
N. Ramesh, M. O'Dowd, B. Hogan.
 
Patient
female, 22 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest PA view
     

    Chest film showing a calcified lesion projecting over the right sixth rib.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest PA view;

    Lateral view confirms the lesion arising from the rib and the calcification.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest PA view;

    Chest film a few months later, showing the presence of a small pneumothorax on the right side (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest PA view;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT of the chest
     

    CT of the chest shows the ossific lesion with calcification on the right side.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of the chest;

    CT of the chest confirms the lesion is arising from the rib (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of the chest;
     
     
Chest film showing a calcified lesion projecting over the right sixth rib.
 
Lateral view confirms the lesion arising from the rib and the calcification.
 
Chest film a few months later, showing the presence of a small pneumothorax on the right side (arrows).
 
CT of the chest shows the ossific lesion with calcification on the right side.
 
CT of the chest confirms the lesion is arising from the rib (arrow).
 
 
 
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