From the case: Bone island

CT
Sagittal bone window
Modality: CT (bone window)

- “ Bone islands are common and if possible should not result in extensive and unnecessary workup for sinister sclerotic lesions.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Primary bone tumours of the spine - “ The most common tumour of the spine is metastatic deposits. A number of both benign and malignant tumours may arise primarily from the spine. Ben...”
  • Enostosis - “ An enostosis (pl. enostoses, also known as a "bone island") is a common benign bone lesion, usually seen as an incidental finding. They constitute...”
  • Bone tumours - “ There are a bewildering number of bone tumours with a wide variety of radiological appearances: bone-forming tumours osteoid osteoma osteoblast...”

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