Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Brodie's Abscess-CT

Classical radiological features are oval elliptical or serpiginous radiolucency usually around 1cm surrounded by a reactive sclerosis, granulation tissue, and a Nidus often less than 1cm. The margins often appear scalloped on radiograph. Brodie's abscess is best visualized using CT scan. Tunnelling is a classical sign of brodie's abscess.

1 comment:

sandy said...

How do you d/d b/w this & osteoid osteoma.TIA.

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