Diffuse bony sclerosis (mnemonic)

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Useful mnemonics for remembering causes of diffuse bony sclerosis include:

  • 3 M's PROOF
  • Regular Sex Makes Occasional Perversions Much More Pleasurable And Fantastic 1

Mnemonics

3 M's PROOF
Regular Sex Makes Occasional Perversions Much More Pleasurable And Fantastic
  • R: renal osteodystrophy
  • S: sickle cell disease
  • M: myelofibrosis
  • O: osteopetrosis
  • P: pyknodysostosis
  • M: metastatic carcinoma (osteoblastic metastases)
  • M: mastocytosis
  • P: Paget disease of the bone
  • A: athletes
  • F: fluorosis
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rID: 22391
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Regular Sex Makes Occasional Perversions Much More Pleasurable And Fantastic (mnemonic)
  • 3 M's PROOF (mnemonic)

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