Coarse trabecular pattern in bone (mnemonic)

Dr Owen Kang and Dr Naim Qaqish et al.

A mnemonic to remember differentials causing a coarse trabecular pattern in the bone



  • P: Paget disease (bone)
  • H: Hemoglobinopathies (i.e thalassemia), hyperparathyroidism
  • R: Rickets
  • O: Osteoporosis, osteomalacia
  • G: Gaucher's disease


Article information

rID: 75786
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • FROG

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