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Analysis of X-ray Patterns in Infection and Tumor

Cases Series | Volume 7 | Issue 2 | JBST May – August  2021 | Page 5-8 | Dominic Puthoor. DOI:10.13107/jbst.2021.v07i02.47

Author: Dominic Puthoor[1]

[1]Department of Orthopaedic Oncologist, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Dominic Puthoori,
Department of Orthopaedic Oncologist, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala, India.
E-mail: dkputhur@gmail.com


Introduction: In diagnosis of bone tumor, X-ray is as important, if not more important than pathology report. However, X-ray had specific disadvantage. Tumor mimics especially infection can have same appearance as tumor in the X-ray. In this article, author analyzes the different patterns of X-ray changes common to tumor and infection and points outs that X-ray depicts the aggressiveness of the condition rather than a specific diagnosis.

Keywords: X-ray, Bone tumor, Tumor mimics.

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How to Cite this article: Puthoor D | Analysis of X-ray patterns in infection and tumor. | Journal of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors | May-August 2021; 7(2): 5-8.

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