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Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 124 thumbnail Case 124: 42-year-old man with recent trauma.

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Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 123 thumbnail Case 123: 75-year-old woman with 3 years of a left thigh mass. Questionable progression in size.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 122 thumbnail Case 122: 63-year-old male with painful mass of the index finger.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 121 thumbnail Case 121: 33-year-old man with 3 months of left hip pain. Pain is aggravated by activity.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 120 thumbnail Case 120: 37-year-old man with six years of incapacitating pain and now wheelchair bound.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 119 thumbnail Case 119: 33-year-old man with recent trauma.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 118 thumbnail Case 118: 42-year-old woman with recent skiing injury.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 117 thumbnail Case 117: 52-year-old man with recent trauma and left shoulder pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 116 thumbnail Case 116: 36-year-old woman with left shoulder pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 115 thumbnail Case 115: 57-year-old man with right THA performed at an outside institution 10 years ago. Increase in pain particularly for the last 2 years and increased serum cobalt level.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 114 thumbnail Case 114: 44-year-old man with 3-5 years of dull, aching pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 113 thumbnail Case 113: 15-year-old girl with two years of knee pain that is increasing and exacerbated with running.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 112 thumbnail Case 112: 44-year-old man with long-standing inability to straighten his legs. Further history withheld.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 111 thumbnail Case 111: 46-year-old man with surgery 13 years ago. Two days ago felt a pop with sports.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 110 thumbnail Case 110: For this case no individual history is provided. This case represents a collection of multiple patients with the same underlying diagnosis.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 109 thumbnail Case 109: 66-year-old man s/p bilateral TKA 6 weeks ago doing fine until recently bent down and now with limited motion of the left knee
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 108 thumbnail Case 108: 59-year-old man with fall 12 days prior
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 107 thumbnail Case 107: 51-year-old man without significant past medical history and now with leg pain with activity/intermittent claudation
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 106 thumbnail Case 106: 39-year-old man with increasing size of mass
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 105 thumbnail Case 105: 37-year-old man with recent onset of sudden pain while opening a jar.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 104 thumbnail Case 104: 14-year-old girl with increasing forefoot pain. No recent episode of trauma.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 103 thumbnail Case 103: 17-year-old man with low back pain extending into the right buttock.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 102 thumbnail Case 102: History: 53-year-old woman with long-standing mass of the right foot.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 101 thumbnail Case 101: 62-year-old woman with progressive, long standing swelling of small finger, right hand. 
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 100 thumbnail Case 100: 19-year-old man with two months of intermittent medial pain after playing lacrosse.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 99 thumbnail Case 99: 56-year-old woman with progressive foot pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 98 thumbnail Case 98: 71-year-old woman with recent trauma and difficulty with wrist/hand motion.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 97 thumbnail Case 97: 15-year-old boy with shoulder injury after a fall.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 96 thumbnail Case 96: 65-year-old-woman with recent right total hip arthroplasty.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 95 thumbnail Case 95: 32-year-old woman with long-standing mass of the right hand.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 94 thumbnail Case 94: 63-year-old man with an arm injury due to a fall one month prior.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 93 thumbnail Case 93: 8-year-old girl with known diagnosis and recent right-sided low-back and hip pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 92 thumbnail Case 92: 35-year-old woman with diffuse pain, but increasing in the right hip.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 91 thumbnail Case 91: 80-year-old woman with known severe bilateral osteoarthritis. Recent aspiration of left knee yielded a large amount of bloody fluid.
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 90 thumbnail Case 90: 28-year-old professional football player with recent right foot injury.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 89 thumbnail Case 89: 11-year-old boy with multiple sites of joint pain. Further history withheld.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 88 thumbnail Case 88: 69-year-old man status post recent unicompartmental arthroplasty.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 87 thumbnail Case 87: 20-year-old male, avid runner with bilateral thigh pain but left greater than right.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 86px thumbnail Case 86: 59-year-old man with back and neck pain and one episode of lower extremity weakness.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 85 thumbnail Case 85: 75-year-old woman with right anterior knee and lower extremity pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 84 thumbnail Case 84: 43 year-old man with elbow pain after working out.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 83 thumbnail Case 83: 9-year-old girl with ankle pain following twisting injury 3 weeks prior.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 82 thumbnail Case 82: 33-year-old man with trauma 3 months ago and now with inability to flex at the DIP.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 81 thumbnail Case 81: 44-year-old man with increasing loss of range of motion.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 80 thumbnail Case 80: 58-year-old man with THA done 2.5 years now with audible squeaking with walking.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 79 thumbnail Case 79: 20-year-old man with increasing size of left forefoot mass.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 78 thumbnail Case 78: 75-year-old man with lumbar surgery performed at an outside facility in 1/2014. Now with low back pain, different than prior to previous procedure.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 77 thumbnail Case 77: 77-year-old man with left TKA seven years prior. New onset pain and sensation of instability after recent fall in May 2014.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 76 thumbnail Case 76: 53 year old man with fall from a ladder.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 75 thumbnail Case 75: 65-year-old man with rotator cuff surgery in 1/2014 without complaints until 4/2014 when he develops weakness and loss of range of motion.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 74 thumbnail Case 74: 23-year-old female professional basketball player with injury during practice during a cutting maneuver.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 73 thumbnail Case 73: 35-year-old man with football injury six weeks prior and now with pain at the PIP of the fifth digit.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 72 thumbnail Case 72: 61-year-old man with TKA performed 2011 with subsequent partial synovectomy and wash out for infection in November 2013.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 71 thumbnail Case 71: 75-year-old woman with six weeks of increasing, severe hip pain. No trauma.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 70 thumbnail Case 70: 38-year-old man with fall two days prior while hiking with persistent pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 69 thumbnail Case 69: 68-year-old man with prior lumbar surgery now with persistent low back pain and left lower extremity radicular symptoms.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 68 thumbnail Case 68: 39-year-old man with recent trauma.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 67 thumbnail Case 67: 55-year-old woman with five months of left hip pain and previous treatment for gynecologic malignancy.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 66 thumbnail Case 66: 30-year-old woman with 18 months of pelvic pain. No trauma or history of inflammatory arthropathy. Other history withheld.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 65 thumbnail Case 65: 42-year-old man with mid to upper back pain, more so along the right side and with frequent "soreness and tightness".
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 64 thumbnail Case 64: 60-year-old man one year status post lumbar surgery with five weeks of increasing low back, groin, and thigh pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 63 thumbnail Case 63: 70-year-old woman with left shoulder pain for 1 year
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 62 thumbnail Case 62: 47-year-old professional mixed martial artist with 3 months of left lower rib pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 61 thumbnail Case 61: 6-year-old with left elbow pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 60 thumbnail Case 60: 8-year-old boy with right arm pain after minor trauma. All images or MR exam are from 11/13/12
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 59 thumbnail Case 59: 63-year-old man with asymptomatic right sided mass (initial images are from 2006 with a follow up from 2009)
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 58 thumbnail Case 58: 42-year-old with three years of finger pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 57 thumbnail Case 57: 12-year-old boy with right leg pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 56 thumbnail Case 56: 39-year-old woman with left hip pain following multiple previous surgeries
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 55 thumbnail Case 55: 39-year-old man with nonspecific right shoulder pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 54 thumbnail Case 54: 15-year-old woman with mass and pain along the ulnar aspect of the elbow
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 53 thumbnail Case 53:  15-year-old with low back pain with multiple activities
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 52 thumbnail Case 52:  33-year-old injured their knee skiing three days ago
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 51 thumbnail Case 51: 25-year-old man with recent trauma
Image - What's the Diagnosis Case 50 thumbnail Case 50: 53-year-old woman with upper extremity pain for six months
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 49 thumbnail Case 49:  68-year-old man with long standing knee pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 48 thumbnail Case 48:  8-year-old girl with history of limping
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 47 thumbnail Case 47: 2-year-old  girl referred from outside institution for evaluation
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 46 thumbnail Case 46: 45-year-old man with pain about the pubis, right greater than left
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 45 thumbnail Case 45: 10-year-old boy with recent trauma to left hip
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 44 thumbnail Case 44: 17-year-old man with recent knee trauma
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 43 thumbnail Case 43: 82-year-old man with long standing bilateral hip pain. Patient with prior cervical spine surgery and no history of previous trauma.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 42 thumbnail Case 42: 78-year-old woman with progressive left hip and thigh pain after THR performed 3 years ago
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 41 thumbnail Case 41: 45-year-old man with recent trauma to the ankle
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 40 thumbnail Case 40: 51-year-old woman with recent fall on the elbow
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 39 thumbnail Case 39: 60-year-old woman with right hip pain and limp
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 38 thumbnail Case 38: 63-year-old man with right knee and progressive left hand pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 37 thumbnail Case 37: 52-year-old man with increasing right shoulder pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 36 thumbnail Case 36: 62-year-old woman with new onset right hand pain but with a history of multiple sites of joint pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 35 thumbnail Case 35: 14-year-old with several months of hip pain questionably related to sports
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 34 thumbnail Case 34: 38-year-old woman with 6 months of wrist pain following sports injury
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 33 thumbnail Case 33: 46-year-old man with recent weight lifting injury and deformity on exam.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 32 thumbnail Case 32: 25-year-old man with right hip and groin pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 31 thumbnail Case 31: 32-year-old woman runner with increasing right ankle pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 30 thumbnail Case 30: 62-year-old man with increasing right lower extremity pain
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 29 thumbnail Case 29: 66-year-old woman with increasing left hip pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 28 thumbnail Case 28: 3 men ages 35-40 with lifting injuries.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 27 thumbnail Case 27: 80-year-old woman 2 years status post left THR with fall 2.5 weeks ago and radiating left low back pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 26 thumbnail Case 26: 45-year-old woman with long standing hip pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 25 thumbnail Case 25: 19-year-old man with long standing elbow pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 24 thumbnail Case 24: 55-year-old man with bilateral knee pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 23 thumbnail Case 23: 50-year-old woman with long standing wrist pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 22 thumbnail Case 22: 43-year-old man with 1 year of knee pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 21 thumbnail Case 21: 35-year-old woman with increasing left foot pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 20 thumbnail Case 20: 30-year-old female with long standing history of decreased range of motion in multiple joints.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 19 thumbnail Case 19: 25-year-old man with 4 years of knee pain and clicking sensation.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 18 thumbnail Case 18: 13-year-old boy with left ankle pain and limp. Notes mild discomfort of the right ankle.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 17 thumbnail Case 17: 8-year-old with right knee pain following minor trauma.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 16 thumbnail Case 16: 42-year-old status post left below knee amputation 2 years prior with persistent pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 15 thumbnail Case 15: 61-year-old man with recent fall in the shower. 
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 14 thumbnail Case 14: 87-year-old woman with left hip pain and states no recent trauma. 
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 13 thumbnail Case 13: 13-year-old boy with elevated ESR and difficulty bearing weight on right foot. 
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 12 thumbnail Case 12: 57-year-old man with multiple medical problems and multiple sites of pain. 
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 11 thumbnail Case 11: 82-year-old woman with diffuse pelvic pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 10 thumbnail Case 10: 53-year-old man with history of prostate cancer and nonspecific low back pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 9 thumbnail Case 9: 62-year-old man, status: post fall from a curb.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 8 thumbnail Case 8: 60-year-old man with lateral, right sided knee pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 7 thumbnail Case 7: 65-year-old man with increasing right elbow pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 6 thumbnail Case 6: 22-year-old woman with lower extremity pain and weakness. Previous history of shortness of breath but not at the present.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 5 thumbnail Case 5: 52-year-old woman with low back pain.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 4 thumbnail Case 4: 65-year-old man with thoracolumbar pain presents in January 2005.
Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 3 thumbnail Case 3: 17-year-old male with right hip pain.
 Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 2 thumbnail Case 2: 45-year-old woman presents with long standing left knee pain.
Radiographs were obtained in 2/18 and 9/5/06.
 Image - What's the Diagnosis? Case 1 thumbnail Case 1: 13-year-old boy presents with increasing right calf mass.
Radiographs of the right tibia were obtained.

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Theodore R. Fields, MD, FACP
Edward C. Jones, MD, MA
Helene Pavlov, MD, FACR

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