Osseous lesions preferentially involving the epiphysis

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Hani Salam et al.

Apophyses are identical to epiphyses as far as differential diagnosis of lytic lesions, with exception of geodes, which only occur adjacent to articular surfaces.

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rID: 10996
Section: Gamuts
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  • Chondroblastoma - distal femur
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