Surface Lesions of Bone

  • A. M. Davies
Conference paper
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)


There are a large variety of neoplasms and tumour-like lesions that arise from the surface of bone. To the unwary observer these lesions produce a bewildering spectrum of radiographic appearances that can lead to misinterpretation and suboptimal management. The purpose of this review is to describe the differential diagnosis and highlight the value of imaging in identifying the correct diagnosis.


Periosteal Reaction Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Myositis Ossificans Soft Tissue Component Surface Lesion 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Davies
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Orthopaedic HospitalBirminghamUK

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