MR imaging of Maffucci syndrome

E. C. Unger, H. B. Kessler, M. J. Kowalyshyn, R. D. Lackman, G. T. Morea

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Abstract

Maffucci syndrome consists of a combination of enchondromas and hemangiomas. The most common serious complication of Maffucci syndrome is malignant degeneration of enchondroma to chondrosarcoma, which has been reported in as high as 51% of patients with Maffucci syndrome. In this report, we describe the MR findings in a patient with Maffucci syndrome who presented with chondrosarcoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)351-353
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume150
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Unger, E. C., Kessler, H. B., Kowalyshyn, M. J., Lackman, R. D., & Morea, G. T. (1987). MR imaging of Maffucci syndrome. American Journal of Roentgenology, 150(2), 351-353.