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, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 55–58 | Cite as

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Diagnosis and Computed Tomography-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Osteoid Osteoma

  • Carolyn M. SofkaEmail author
  • Gregory R. Saboeiro
  • Robert Schneider
Radiology and Imaging Corner

A 26-year-old male presented for magnetic resonance (MR) examination of the ankle for chronic ankle pain.

MR images of the ankle revealed marked intraosseous bone marrow hyperintensity involving the talus on the fast inversion recovery sequence (Fig.  1). In addition, at the anteromedial margin of the posterior facet of the talus, a round, sclerotic lesion was present with an associated mild to moderate reactive synovitis in the subtalar joint (Fig.  1). Findings were consistent with an osteoid osteoma.


Osteoid Osteoma Compute Tomography Guidance Magnetic Resonance Image Diagnosis Bone Marrow Edema Pattern High Clinical Success Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carolyn M. Sofka
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Gregory R. Saboeiro
    • 1
  • Robert Schneider
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and ImagingHospital for Special SurgeryNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Weill Medical College of Cornell UniversityNew YorkUSA

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