Fibrous cortical defect

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Post trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 37
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

No bony injuries identified. No radiopaque foreign body identified. Within the shaft of the second middle phalanx is a 4 mm well-defined cortical lucency, most consistent with an fibrous cortical defect.

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Case Information

rID: 34394
Case created: 18th Feb 2015
Last edited: 31st Aug 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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