Long bone metaphyseal cupping (differential)

Long bone metaphyseal cupping is most likely due to the local oligaemia from thrombosis in the terminal epiphyseal arteries to the epiphyseal plate, induced by prolonged regional immobilization 7


The differential diagnosis of long bone metaphyseal cupping includes: 

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rID: 23676
Section: Gamuts
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  • Metaphyseal cupping differential diagnosis

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