Bony sequestrum (mnemonic)

Mnemonics to help remember common causes of bony sequestrum include:

  • E-FILM
  • LIFE
  • FILE



NB: osteoid osteoma may mimic the appearance of a sequestrum when the nidus is partially calcified

Article information

rID: 21094
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • FILE (mnemonic)
  • LIFE (mnemonic)
  • E-FILM (mnemonic)
  • EFILM (mnemonic)

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