Case Report: Knee MR Imaging of an Osteochondroma in Combination with Melorheostosis

Paul Flechsig, M.D.; Marc-André Weber, M.D.
University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
 |  2011-12-18

In daily patient care imaging speed and high resolution are key elements that are in direct conflict.
In this issue Professor Marc-André Weber et al. (University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany) present a case of cartilaginous exostosis (osteochondroma) that shows how combining 3T MRI and dedicated high-density coils provides an irreplaceable tool for the fast and accurate evaluation of malignant and benign aspects and helps to raise arguments against a parosteal osteosarcoma or a low-grade chondrosarcoma as differential diagnoses.

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