Volume : 5
Issue : 4
Fluid fluid levels in bone tumors and tumoral lesions - Pictorial essay
Pdf Page Numbers :- 128-134
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*Corresponding author: Prof. Kakarla Subbarao, MS, D.Sc. (HON), FRCR, FACR, FICP, FSASMA, FCCP, FICR, FCGP, Chairman, KIMS Foundation and Research Centre, Minister Road, Secunderabad - 500003, Telangana, India. Email: email@example.com
Received 02 August 2017; Accepted 11 September 2017; Published 18 September 2017
Citation: Kakarla S. Fluid fluid levels in bone tumors and tumoral lesions - Pictorial essay. J Med Sci Res. 2017; 5(4):128-134. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17727/JMSR.2017/5-24
Copyright: © 2017 Kakarla S, et al. Published by KIMS Foundation and Research Center. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Fluid fluid level is an important and a rare finding noted on CT and MRI images of tumors and tumoral lesions of bone. Although this finding is commonly seen in primary aneurysmal bone cysts but also noted in other benign and malignant neoplasms of bone. Similar finding also is noted in some tumoral lesions, such as, simple bone cyst and infective conditions. The radiological findings of the host lesions in secondary aneurysmal bone cysts as well as other lesions with fluid fluid levels are described to find out whether differentiation can be done in the neoplasms of bone and also from tumoral lesions.
Keywords: fluid fluid levels in bone; benign neoplasms; malignant neoplasms; tumoral lesions; CT; MRI; F-FDG PET-CT