Enostosis (bone island) on MRI

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Incidental finding in an MRI of the spine for a disc problem.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

T1/T2 hypointense marrow lesion 

Case Discussion

Bone islands are devoid of signal in both weightings and typically show brushy or spiculated borders.

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Case information

rID: 14683
Published: 22nd Aug 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: spine
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