Published in Telemedicine Law Weekly, August 27th, 2005
According to recent research from Tunisia, "Hydatidosis of bone is rare. Vertebral localizations predominate."
"Standard imaging may be misleading, suggestive of a malignant tumor or infection. We present the case of a patient with a humeral hydatid. This localization is very rare and presents an unusual radiographic aspect. Computed tomography produces an image suggestive of a tumor. The correct diagnosis can be established with MRI, particularly with the STIR sequence. In our patient, MRI enabled us to establish the diagnosis preoperatively and evaluate extension,"...
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