Test Yourself: Question: “Painless right leg swelling”

  • K. Aaron ShawEmail author
  • Joshua S. Murphy
  • Kelley W. Marshall
Test Yourself: Question

Brief history

8-year-old male with diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1, presents with 1-week history of atraumatic, painless, right leg swelling to anteromedial aspect of tibia (Figs. 1, 2, 3 and 4).
Fig. 1

Anteroposterior plain radiograph of right leg

Fig. 2

Axial (a) grayscale and (b) color Doppler ultrasound images of the right leg centered over the area of maximal swelling

Fig. 3

T1 weighted, coronal MRI image without contrast of bilateral legs

Fig. 4

Axial T2-weighted, fat-suppressed MRI image through the area of maximal swelling of the right leg


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Aaron Shaw
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Joshua S. Murphy
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kelley W. Marshall
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical CenterDepartment of Orthopaedic SurgeryFort GordonUSA
  2. 2.Children’s Healthcare of AtlantaAtlantaUSA

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