Involucrum

An involucrum (plural: involucra) is a complication of osteomyelitis and represents a thick sheath of periosteal new bone surrounding a sequestrum.

Share article

Article information

rID: 7666
Tag: stub, refs, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Involucra

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: radiograph
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Case 1
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Figure 2: MRI
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Updating… Please wait.

     Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

     Thank you for updating your details.