Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Pseudofractures or Looser zones are seen in osteomalacia. Common sites affected include the scapula, pubic rami and proximal femurs medially. In l...”

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  • Osteomalacia - “ Osteomalacia is bone softening due to insufficient mineralisation of the osteoid secondary to any process that results in vitamin D deficiency or ...”
  • Looser zones - “ Looser zones, also known as cortical infractions or Milkman lines, are wide, transverse lucencies traversing part way through a bone, usually at r...”

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