11 - Hemophilic pseudotumor of the femur
Ahmet Mesrur Halefoğlu, Muhammet Acar
Pseudotumors are rarely seen in hemophilia cases and can lead to some diagnostic difficulties due to mimicking real bo¬ne tumors. Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a very useful and sensitive modality for the diagnosis of these kinds of lesions. It provides important information about the hemophilic pse¬udotumors by revealing blood products of various stages in the lesion and is also helpful in therapeutic decision-making. In our case We used Magnetic Resonance Imaging modality for diagnosing a right femur hemophilic pseudotumor and have been able to show characteristic blood products of this lesion which was pathognomonic for a pseudotumor in a hemophilia case.
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