Metabolic Bone Diseases

  • Bruno Vande Berg
  • Frederic Lecouvet
  • Paolo Simoni
  • Jacques Malghem


The current chapter provides an overview of the important imaging features observed in metabolic bone diseases [1, 2]. Common and uncommon imaging findings observed in insufficiency stress fractures are reviewed and illustrated.


Vertebral Fracture Trabecular Bone Metabolic Bone Disease Periosteal Reaction Metatarsal Head 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno Vande Berg
    • 1
  • Frederic Lecouvet
    • 1
  • Paolo Simoni
    • 1
  • Jacques Malghem
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-LucUniversité Catholique de Louvain, Louvain AcademyBrusselsBelgium

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