Fibrous and Fibroosseous tumors of bone
Cortical irregularities of femur

Topic Completed: 1 August 2013

Revised: 27 December 2018

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Cortical irregularities of femur

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N Cortical irregularities of femur. website. Accessed June 1st, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Formerly called periosteal desmoid, but not neoplastic
  • No clinical significance
Radiology description
  • Small irregularities in distal cortex of femur
Radiology images
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Cortical irregularity syndrome, radiograph

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Bland fibrous tissue
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Cortical irregularity syndrome

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