Epiphyseal lesions (mnemonic)

Last revised by Jeremy Jones on 24 Jul 2021

The differential diagnosis for epiphyseal lesions can be recalled with mnemonics for the most common entities:

  • Chondroblastoma IS AGE-related 1

See the separate article for the full list: epiphyseal lesions (differential).


Chondroblastoma IS AGE-related

This mnemonic notes the fact that the appropriate differential changes with the age of the patient, with chondroblastoma being the most common primary neoplasm in this region in children.

An alternative is the following 1:

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