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Image Number 671 (Maffucci's syndrome)


Diagnosis: Maffucci's syndrome

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 6

Type: Clinical

Description: small swelling red in colour which tends to bleed on scratching

Submitted by: Yahia Albaili

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Differential Diagnosis


 6 years old female patient who presented with deformity of her right leg and multiple papules and plaques on her right leg since birth . The condition started as a small swelling, red in colour which tended to bleed on scratching . Hx of itching and pain which interfered with her sleep . Deformity of right leg started at age 3 . Inability to walk on her right leg since birth . She sleeps with her leg flexed backwards and hanging it by her hand . There is decrease in her activity .

note: thanks to my colleagues Dr. Obad Abolahom, Dr. H. Almontasar and Dr. Anwer Farhan.

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