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Lytic Lesions

 
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Overview

  • Look For

  • Focal areas of bony hypodensity.
  • Significance

  • Classically a sign of multiple myeloma.
  • Causes of Lytic Lesions

    FOG MACHINES
  • Fibrous dysplasia
  • Osteoblastoma
  • Giant cell tumor
  • Metastasis / multiple myeloma
  • Aneurysmal bone cyst
  • Chondroblastoma
  • Hyperparathyroidism (brown tumour) / haemangioma
  • Infection (osteomyelitis)
  • Nonossifying fibroma
  • Eosinophilic Granuloma
  • Solitary Bone Cyst
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