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J Clin Ultrasound. 2012 Feb;40(2):112-4. doi: 10.1002/jcu.20853. Epub 2011 Jun 8.

Symptomatic plantar fibroma with a unique sonographic appearance.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Logan College of Chiropractic, 1851 Schoettler Road, Chesterfield, MO 63006-1065, USA.

Abstract

We present a case of a solitary plantar fibroma with unique sonographic features with MRI and pathologic correlation. A 25-year-old woman presented with a left foot mass that interfered with her gait. Sonography demonstrated a well-circumscribed, 32 mm × 27 mm × 14 mm subcutaneous mass with heterogeneous echogenicity. Unique sonographic characteristics included posterior acoustic enhancement, cystic components, and mild intratumoral hypervascularity. MRI confirmed the sonographic findings. Surgical excision was performed without complication. A pathologic diagnosis of fibroma with myxoid degeneration and cyst formation was made.

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