Metaphyseal radiolucent lines in leukaemia

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Ankle pain without trauma. Avascular necrosis?

Patient Data

Age: 10
Gender: Female

Subtle radiolucent metaphyseal lines are seen in this patient with known acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Splenomegaly is easy to appreciate on both abdominal x-ray and CT-scan.

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Case information

rID: 22263
Published: 23rd Mar 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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