Multiple lucent/lytic bone lesions (mnemonic)

A mnemonic for remembering multiple lucent/lytic bones lesions is:

  • FEEMHI

The list of lucent/lytic bone lesions is huge. However, where there are multiple lesions, the potential list of differentials is considerably shorter and FFEMHI, while not exhaustive, is a good place to start.

Mnemonic

FEEMHI

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rID: 21093
Section: Mnemonics
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • FEEMHI (mnemonic)

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