Epiphyseal lesions (differential)

Last revised by Dr Henry Knipe on 03 May 2022

Epiphyseal lesions comprise tumors and other pathologies that occur around the epiphysis and any epiphyseal equivalent bone.

Differential diagnosis

Common differential diagnoses include the following 2-4:

See also

The more common of the above entities may be recalled with a mnemonic: epiphyseal lesions (mnemonic).

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: giant cell tumor
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  • Case 2: chondroblastoma of distal femur
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  • Case 3: geode
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  • Case 4: osteomyelitis
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