Bone Marrow

Part of the Learning Imaging book series (LEARN)


A 43-year-old white man presented right hip pain for approximately 10 months related to nonspecific trauma. Findings at physical examination were normal.

Ten years earlier, a pigmented skin lesion resected from his shoulder was diagnosed as melanoma (Level I on Clark’s classification and 2.5 mm on Breslow’s classification).


Femoral Head Enzyme Replacement Therapy Bone Marrow Edema Systemic Mastocytosis Bone Marrow Infiltration 
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Further Reading


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  2. International Skeletal Society
  3. Societé Francaise de Radiologie
  4. Magnetic Resonance Research Center
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Girona Chief MRI Unit Clínica GironaGironaSpain
  2. 2.Ciberer. Instituto Aragonés de CienciasZaragozaSpain
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyCHOP Complexo Hospitalario de PontevedraPontevedraSpain

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