Musculoskeletal radiology

European Radiology

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 665-668

MRI and CT features of hyperplastic callus in osteogenesis imperfecta tarda

  • I. DobrockyAffiliated withDiagnostic Center Meidling, Meidlinger Hauptstrasse 7–9, A-1120 Vienna, Austria
  • , G. SeidlAffiliated withDiagnostic Center Meidling, Meidlinger Hauptstrasse 7–9, A-1120 Vienna, Austria
  • , F. GrillAffiliated withOrthopädisches Spital Wien Speising, A-1130 Vienna, Austria

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Abstract.

We describe the MRI and CT findings of hyperplastic callus formation simulating a tumour of pelvis in patient with osteogenesis imperfecta tarda. Possible differential diagnoses and the impact of different imaging techniques on the correct diagnosis are discussed.

Key words: Osteogenesis Imperfecta Complications Hyperplastic callus Computed tomography MR imaging