Osteomyelitis: radial metaphysis
Pain in wrist.
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An aggressive lucent lesion in the metaphysis of the radius abutting the growth plate is demonstrated, with associated soft tissue swelling best seen in the medial aspect of the wrist.
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This patient went on to have further imaging (not shown). He was febrile with raised white cell count and inflammatory markers. Features were consistent with (and confirmed to be) osteomyelitis.