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MUSCULOSKELETAL RADIOLOGY Table of Contents   
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 111-112
Case report: MRI of decubital ischemic fasciitis


1 Department of Radiology, Acibadem University, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Pathology, Acibadem Maslak Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Department of Radiology, Acibadem Maslak Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

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Ozden Sila Ulus
Gülsuyu Mah, Fevzi Çakmak Cad, Divan Sok. No: 1 Maltepe, Istanbul
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.82289

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The MRI findings in a case of decubital ischemic fasciitis located posterolateral to the right greater trochanter, in a 72-year-old woman, are presented. Decubital ischemic fasciitis is an uncommon entity encountered mostly in debilitated, elderly patients, in the deep subcutaneous tissue, at pressure points or bony prominences. It can simulate soft-tissue sarcomas. Recognition of this lesion radiologically is important to prevent unnecessary interventions.


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