Mineralized fibroma of the tendon sheath presenting as a bursitis

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Abstract

We report on the clinical, imaging—including ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging—and histological features of a fibroma of the tendon sheath with mineralized chondroid and osseous metaplasia, presenting as a semimembranosus bursitis. The anatomical characteristics of the semimembranosus bursa are demonstrated by dissection in a cadaveric specimen and correlated with the imaging findings in our patient.

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