Enostosis (bone island)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

mri

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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