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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 54–56 | Cite as

Intraosseous haemangioma of the ilium

  • Josep PuigEmail author
  • Pilar Garcia-Pena
  • Goya Enriquez
  • Pere Huguet
  • Javier Lucaya
Case Report

Abstract

Intraosseous haemangioma, an uncommon benign vascular tumour, is most commonly seen in adults and tends to involve the vertebrae and the skull. Lesions of flat bones are rare and the imaging findings in these patients are non-specific. We report a unique case of intraosseous haemangioma in the ilium of a 7-year-old girl studied by US, radiography, scintigraphy, CT and MRI.

Keywords

Pelvis Ilium Haemangioma Radiography CT MRI Child 

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© Springer-Verlag 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Josep Puig
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pilar Garcia-Pena
    • 2
  • Goya Enriquez
    • 2
  • Pere Huguet
    • 3
  • Javier Lucaya
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyDoctor Josep Trueta HospitalGironaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric RadiologyVall d'Hebron HospitalBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Department of PathologyVall d'Hebron HospitalBarcelonaSpain

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