Lytic rib lesion (mnemonic)

Dr Aditya Shetty and Radswiki et al.

Mnemonics for lytic rib lesions include:

  • FAME

This is just a short list of possible causes of a lytic rib lesion. The list of lytic bone lesions is far longer, but FAME is a good place to start!

Mnemonics

FAME

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rID: 12219
System: Musculoskeletal
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • FAME
  • Cystic rib lesion (mnemonic)
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    Case 1 : fibrous dysplasia
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     Case 2: enchondroma
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    Case 3: metastases
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    Case 4: enchondroma
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