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05 April 2021: Articles

Nerve Sheath Myxoma in the Lower Extremity: A Rare Case with Description of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Sonographic Findings

Rare disease

Dawood A. Tafti A* , Micheal C. Dearborn B , Ashley Ornoff B , Adam R. Moeck E , Nathan D. Cecava A

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.927922

Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e927922

Table 1. Table of case reports of nerve sheath myxomas with descriptions of magnetic resonance imaging characteristics. Features listed include T1 and T2 signal characteristics, enhancement, as well as other noteworthy features.

T1T2EnhancementOther characteristics
This case report (ankle)Isointense to muscleBrightPresentInternal septations
O’Rourke et al [] (forearm)18 IsointenseBrightPresentHeterogeneous enhancement
Vij et al [] (CPA angle)19 HypointenseBrightPresentExtension into internal auditory meatus
Malkoc et al [] (paravertebral space)29 Mildly hyperintenseModerately hyperintensePresentLesion heterogeneity; Post-gadolinium figure shows probable septations
Khashaba et al [] (hand)30 HypointenseHypointenseNot reportedLesion heterogeneity; STIR figure shows probable septations
Bulduk et al [] (middle cranial fossa)31 HypointenseBright and intermediate portionsPresentSolid and cystic components
Sanchez-Orgaz et al [] (orbit)32 HypointenseBrightNone on CTConjunctival congestion

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