Diagram - normal marrow conversion

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

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Patient Data

Age: 17
Gender: Female
Modality: Diagram

The normal progression of marrow conversion is depicted in this diagram.

Case Discussion

Marrow conversion throughout development occurs in a predictable pattern and should not be confused with pathology. This usually occurs in a bilaterally symmetric fashion, and occurs earlier more distally and progresses proximally according to the general principles depicted in the diagram. 

For more information, see the following article: Bone marrow

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Case Information

rID: 21541
Case created: 30th Jan 2013
Last edited: 7th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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