Imaging of unusual perineal masses

Rafel F. Tappouni, Nabeel I. Sarwani, Joshua G. Tice, Suresh Chamarthi

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to describe the radiologic features of unusual tumors that occur in the perineum. CONCLUSION. The perineal space is often overlooked because of the infrequency of abnormalities. Accurate image interpretation and visualization of extent of pathology is important for proper management. Trauma and infectious diseases occur in the acute setting, whereas tumors are common in the chronic setting. Cross-sectional imaging plays a crucial role in depicting perineal anatomy and evaluating the extent of disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W412-W420
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume196
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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