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Bone Marrow Edema Pattern

  • Lia Angela Moulopoulos
  • Vassilis Koutoulidis
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Abstract

The regional bone marrow pattern, as already discussed in  Chap. 4, is further divided into hyperintense and hypointense regional bone marrow pattern. The former is related to prior radiation therapy and is discussed in  Chap. 8. The latter is due to bone marrow edema of various causes. Marrow edema associated with tumors and inflammatory/infectious diseases is beyond the scope of this book. Instead, in this chapter we will focus on the transient bone marrow edema syndrome which often presents a diagnostic challenge as it may lack characteristic associated findings suggestive of a specific diagnosis.

Keywords

Bone Marrow Edema Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Bone Bruise Abnormal Signal Intensity Transient Osteoporosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.1st Department of RadiologyUniversity of Athens School of MedicineAthensGreece

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