Solid periosteal reaction

Last revised by Leonardo Lustosa on 08 Feb 2022

Solid periosteal pattern is thought to evolve from single layer and multilayered periosteal reactions, forming a solid layer of mature new bone adjacent to the cortex. It denotes a longstanding pathological process.

Differential diagnosis

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: types of periosteal reactions
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  • Figure 2: solid periosteal reaction (diagram)
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  • Case 1: hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthopathy
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