Disorganized periosteal reaction

Last revised by Leonardo Lustosa on 8 Feb 2022

Disorganized or complex periosteal reaction has spicules with random orientation and appearance. It is often seen in highly aggressive processes.


It has been associated with:

See also

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: types of periosteal reactions
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  • Figure 2: disorganized periosteal reaction (diagram)
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  • Case 1: medial tibial stress syndrome
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