Epiphyseal lesions (differential)

Last revised by Henry Knipe on 3 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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