Hole within a hole sign

The hole within a hole sign or (bevelled edge sign) is described with patient with eosinophilic granulomas. A bevelled edge of the defects indicates destruction of the two tables (e.g. of the skull) to a differing degree (more at the inner table), resulting in a formation of two different lucent lesions of unequal size overlying each other.

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rID: 36609
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bevelled edge sign
  • Hole within a hole sign: eosinophillic granuloma

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