Heterogeneous marrow signal in children's feet

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Incidental finding in ankle trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 11
Gender: Male

Patchy T2 hyperintense and T1 hypointense marrow signal of the tarsal bones.

Case Discussion

This is a normal finding in the immature skeleton and should not be interpreted as osteomyelitis 1.

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Case information

rID: 16658
Published: 7th Feb 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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