Post Surgical Elbow Pain & Swelling: 3T MRI Elbow

Post Surgical Elbow Pain & Swelling: 3T MRI Elbow

SYMPTOMS: Patient presented to his physician with elbow pain and swelling. The patient had previously undergone ORIF surgery to repair a fracture (open reduction, internal fixation). SUMMARY OF FINDINGS: 1. Nonenhancing complex posterolateral cyst with mild...
Foot & Ankle Pain & Instability: 3T MRI Hindfoot

Foot & Ankle Pain & Instability: 3T MRI Hindfoot

SYMPTOMS: The patient presented with foot and ankle pain, instability and swelling of the ankle.  During the physical examination the ankle was visibly swollen and it was revealed that the patient had also experienced intermittent numbness and tingling. No recent...
Lis Franc Ligament Sprain: 3T MRI Midfoot

Lis Franc Ligament Sprain: 3T MRI Midfoot

Symptoms: A patient presented with acute pain and tenderness in the midfoot. The midfoot area was visibly swollen and the patient experienced tenderness to the touch during the physical examination. The referring physician suspected the patient may have suffered a...
Peroneus Longus and Peroneus Brevis Tendon Tears: 3T MRI Hindfoot

Peroneus Longus and Peroneus Brevis Tendon Tears: 3T MRI Hindfoot

SYMPTOMS: A patient presented with pain and instability of the ankle. During physical examination it was revealed that the ankle pain was chronic and not healing for more than a year post-trauma. The patient experienced instability, weakness and a decreased range of...
Morton’s Neuroma: 3T MRI Forefoot

Morton’s Neuroma: 3T MRI Forefoot

SYMPTOMS: Patient experienced a chronic pain and aching in the left forefoot. After physical examination, X-rays were obtained. The podiatrist referred the patient for high resolution 3T MRI utilizing a dedicated 8-channel foot and ankle “ski-boot coil”....
Shoulder Pain & Instability: 3T MRI Shoulder

Shoulder Pain & Instability: 3T MRI Shoulder

SYMPTOMS: Patient presented with chronic shoulder pain following a motor vehicle accident.  He experienced instability and weakness. The physical examination confirmed instability as well as a unilateral weakness and limited range of motion when compared with the...