Musculoskeletal pitfalls and pseudotumours in the pelvis: A pictorial review for body imagers

S. Ghazizadeh, Erik Foss, R. Didier, A. Fung, D. M. Panicek, Fergus Coakley

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Abstract

Many musculoskeletal abnormalities in the pelvis are first seen by body imagers while reviewing pelvic cross-sectional studies, and some of these abnormalities may mimic malignancy or another aggressive process. This article describes nine musculoskeletal pseudotumours and interpretative pitfalls that may be seen on CT, MRI and ultrasound imaging of the pelvis. Awareness of these pitfalls and pseudotumours may help avoid misdiagnosis and prevent inappropriate intervention or management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number20140243
JournalBritish Journal of Radiology
Volume87
Issue number1042
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2014

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