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Right Rectus Abdominus Hypertrophy with Strain


Case history: Patient is a professional tennis player who exhibits marked asymmetry in abdominal musculature and developed sudden onset of right-sided abdominal pain.

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Image 1. Transverse image of abdomen: asymmetric enlargement of the right rectus abdominus muscle with a central adema pattern.

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Image 2. Longitudinal extended field of view of the right rectus abdominus

Diagnosis: Right rectus abdominus hypertrophy with strain common in tennis players


Ronald S. Adler, PhD, MD Former Chief, Ultrasound and Body CT, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Radiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Radiology, Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University


Case courtesy Hospital for Special Surgery. ©2013 Hospital for Special Surgery.
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