Diffuse bony sclerosis (mnemonic)

Last revised by Dr Joshua Yap on 28 Jun 2022

A mnemonic for remembering the causes of diffuse bony sclerosis is:

  • 3 M's PROOF

Mnemonic

3 M's PROOF

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: renal osteodystrophy
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  • Case 2: sclerotic metastases from prostate cancer
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  • Case 3: osteopetrosis
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