Metaphyseal radiolucent lines in leukemia

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Ankle pain without trauma. Avascular necrosis?

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female

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

Subtle radiolucent metaphyseal lines are seen.

Splenomegaly is present.

Splenomegaly is present.

Case Discussion

This patient is a known case of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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