Osteomyelitis Initial Radiographic Appearance Mnemonic

How To Remember Initial Radiographic Changes In Osteomyelitis?

Initial Radiographic Changes In Osteomyelitis :

  • Periosteal reaction/thickening (periostitis) focal bony lysis or cortical loss
  • Regional osteopenia
  • Endosteal scalloping 
  • Loss of trabecular bone architecture
  • Eventual peripheral sclerosis
  • New bone apposition

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