Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Shoulder pain.

Patient Data

Age: Child.

Ill-defined lucency within the proximal humeral epiphysis. 


CT confirms an aggressive lytic lesion of the proximal humeral epiphysis with cortical destruction and ill-defined surrounding sclerosis. 


MRI demonstrates an aggressive lesion that is T1 hypointense and T2 hyperintense. 

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have a resection. Histology confirmed the diagnosis of a chondroblastoma.

This is a typical location and appearance. 

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Case information

rID: 8437
Published: 2nd Feb 2010
Last edited: 29th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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