Describing Bone Tumour X-rays

1.  Pattern of bone destruction




Least aggressive

- usually indicative of slow growing lesion

- usually seen in benign tumours

- may be myeloma / mets / OM


Narrow transition from normal to abnormal bone

- Margin of the lesion is well defined

- margin is easily separated from surrounding bone

- margin may be smooth / irregular, sclerotic / non  sclerotic