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Scintigraphy of cubital bursitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11953569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 50-year-old man with psoriatic arthropathy was examined for a painful mass in the left cubital fossa. The clinical findings indicated a tumor or infection. Computed tomographic scanning and bone scintigraphy also raised the possibility of a malignant lesion. Surgical exploration revealed that the mass was a chronically inflamed bicipitoradial bursa adherent to the biceps tendon. This is a rare condition, with only a handful of cases described in the literature. This is the first scintigraphic case reported. The imaging features of the bursa are discussed in terms of the anatomy.
Authors:
Siri Kannangara; Duminda Munidasa; Jana Kross; Hans Van der Wall
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0363-9762     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-15     Completed Date:  2002-07-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  348-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Rheumatology, Concord Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bursitis / complications,  radiography,  radionuclide imaging*,  surgery
Chronic Disease
Diagnosis, Differential
Elbow Joint / physiopathology*,  radiography,  radionuclide imaging*
Humans
Joint Diseases / diagnosis
Male
Middle Aged
Neoplasms / diagnosis
Shoulder Pain / etiology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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