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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Maria Fernanda Villarreal, M.D. [2]

Overview

On CT scan, osteochondroma shows the same findings as on radiograph, but it has better accuracy to demonstrate medullary continuity and the cartilage cap.[1]

CT

CT findings associated with osteochondroma, include:[1]

  • Visualization of the mineralization in the cartilage cap
  • Evaluation of the marrow continuity of the lesion

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Osteochondroma. Dr Yuranga Weerakkody. Radiopedia. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/osteochondroma Accessed on January 28, 2016

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