Button sequestrum

Last revised by Dr Henry Knipe on 04 Jun 2020

A button sequestrum is a small sequestrum of devascularised bone surrounded by lucency. Although classically described in osteomyelitis and eosinophilic granuloma it is also occasionally seen in fibrosarcoma and lymphoma.

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