CASE 18: MRI HUMERUS

CASE 18: Young Male shoulder pain and swelling

Findings reveal Signal changes in the humerus with associated soft tissue component.

DIAGNOSIS

Osteogenic Sarcoma Humerus

RAD PEARLS

Two types: Primary OGS in Young patients before 20, and Secondary in elderly patients usually following Paget's disease

Start as a metaphyseal lesion in long bones

Diagnosis is usually by Xray

MRI helps in soft tissue extension, limb sparing surgery evaluation, bony extension