Bony sequestrum (mnemonic)

Mnemonics to help remember common causes of bony sequestrum include:

  • E-FILM
  • LIFE
  • FILE

Mnemonics

E-FILM
LIFE/FILE

Note that an osteoid osteoma will often give an appearance of a sequestrum when the nidus is partially calcified.

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

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