Fibrolipomatous hamartoma in the foot: atypical MR imaging findings

I Van Breuseghem, R Sciot, S Pans, E Geusens, P Brys, I De Wever
Skeletal Radiology 2003, 32 (11): 651-5
Lipomatosis of a nerve is a well-known but uncommon entity mostly seen in the median nerve. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been shown to provide pathognomonic features, obviating the need for diagnostic biopsy. We present a case of lipomatosis of a branch of the medial plantar nerve with an atypical appearance on magnetic resonance imaging.

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