Soft tissue tumours of toe in a child

Danai Chourmouzi, Eleftherios Eleftheriadis, Lamprini Giannakopoulou


A 6-year-old boy was administered to our Radiology Department for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of two soft tissue tumours on the dorsal surface and on the distal lateral side of his right second toe. The nodules appeared skin-coloured and were quite firm but not painful on palpation (Fig. 1). Firstly noted 6 months earlier, they remained rather stable in size ever since. MRI images (Figs 2, 3) of the larger lesion are shown. The smaller, more distal lesion was hardly seen on MRI. Both lesions were surgically removed and photos of the histopathologic specimen are also provided (Fig. 4).


Digital fibroma; MR Imaging; Infants; Soft-tissue tumours

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