Last revised by Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho on 2 Apr 2021

Tubulation is the adult-type appearance of long bones with a diaphyseal narrowing or constriction that forms due to periosteal bone resorption and endosteal bone formation at the metaphysis during longitudinal bone growth at the physis

Related pathology

Numerous diseases can affect tubulation. For example 1,2:

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