Rickets (mnemonic)

Dr Zishan Sheikh et al.

A mnemonic to remember the radiological features of rickets is:

  • RICKETS

Mnemonic(s)

  • Reaction of the periosteum

  • Indistinct cortex

  • Coarse trabeculation

  • Knees, wrists and ankles mainly

  • Epiphyseal plates widened and irregular 

  • Tremendous metaphysis

  • Spur (metaphyseal)

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Section: Mnemonics
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