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Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 48, Issue 3, pp 461–465 | Cite as

Case report: urinoma in the proximal thigh mimicking a soft tissue neoplasm

  • Christopher Schuppert
  • Christoph Rehnitz
  • Carine Pecqueux
  • Michaela Angelescu
  • Christopher L. SchlettEmail author
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Abstract

Soft tissue tumors form a heterogeneous group of benign and malignant lesions. Those with a high fluid content may be particularly challenging in diagnosis. We present a 78-year-old man with a dolorous, progressive mass in the adductor region of the lower left extremity. At the end of a long diagnostic pathway, the pseudocystic tumor was eventually identified as a urinoma, caused by a prostatosymphyseal fistula that had occurred as a late complication of transurethral resection of the prostate. Our finding represents a rare variant of soft tissue tumors in the lower extremities, which MR-based urography can help to reveal.

Keywords

Tumor Myxoid Urinoma TURP PSF Complication MR urography 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher Schuppert
    • 1
  • Christoph Rehnitz
    • 1
  • Carine Pecqueux
    • 2
  • Michaela Angelescu
    • 3
  • Christopher L. Schlett
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic and Interventional RadiologyHeidelberg University HospitalHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Department of UrologyHeidelberg University HospitalHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation SurgeryHeidelberg University HospitalHeidelbergGermany

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