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Other Benign Osseous Lesions, Chest Wall
Christopher M. Walker, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging

    TERMINOLOGY

    • Synonyms

      • Bone island: Enostosis
      • Osteochondroma: Exostosis
      • Langerhans cell histiocytosis: Eosinophilic granuloma, Histiocytosis X
    • Definitions

      • Benign osseous lesions are commonly encountered in thoracic imaging
      • Fibrous dysplasia and enchondroma are common benign osseous lesions but are discussed separately

    IMAGING

    • General Features

      • Radiographic Findings

        • CT Findings

          • MR Findings

            • Nuclear Medicine Findings

              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                PATHOLOGY

                • General Features

                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                  • Presentation

                    • Demographics

                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                        • Treatment

                          Selected References

                          1. Carter BW et al: MR Imaging of Chest Wall Tumors. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 23(2):197-215, 2015
                          2. Meyer CA et al: Put your back into it: pathologic conditions of the spine at chest CT. Radiographics. 31(5):1425-41, 2011
                          3. Nam SJ et al: Imaging of primary chest wall tumors with radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 31(3):749-70, 2011
                          4. Restrepo CS et al: Imaging appearances of the sternum and sternoclavicular joints. Radiographics. 29(3):839-59, 2009
                          5. Rodallec MH et al: Diagnostic imaging of solitary tumors of the spine: what to do and say. Radiographics. 28(4):1019-41, 2008
                          6. Tateishi U et al: Chest wall tumors: radiologic findings and pathologic correlation: part 1. Benign tumors. Radiographics. 23(6):1477-90, 2003
                          7. Murphey MD et al. Imaging of giant cell tumor and giant cell reparative granuloma of bone: radiologic-pathologic correlation. RadioGraphics 21:1283-1309;2001
                          8. Jeung MY et al: Imaging of chest wall disorders. Radiographics. 19(3): 617-37, 1999
                          9. Stull MA et al: Langerhans cell histiocytosis of bone. Radiographics. 12(4):801-23, 1992
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                          KEY FACTS

                          • Imaging

                            TERMINOLOGY

                            • Synonyms

                              • Bone island: Enostosis
                              • Osteochondroma: Exostosis
                              • Langerhans cell histiocytosis: Eosinophilic granuloma, Histiocytosis X
                            • Definitions

                              • Benign osseous lesions are commonly encountered in thoracic imaging
                              • Fibrous dysplasia and enchondroma are common benign osseous lesions but are discussed separately

                            IMAGING

                            • General Features

                              • Radiographic Findings

                                • CT Findings

                                  • MR Findings

                                    • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                        PATHOLOGY

                                        • General Features

                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                          • Presentation

                                            • Demographics

                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                • Treatment

                                                  Selected References

                                                  1. Carter BW et al: MR Imaging of Chest Wall Tumors. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 23(2):197-215, 2015
                                                  2. Meyer CA et al: Put your back into it: pathologic conditions of the spine at chest CT. Radiographics. 31(5):1425-41, 2011
                                                  3. Nam SJ et al: Imaging of primary chest wall tumors with radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 31(3):749-70, 2011
                                                  4. Restrepo CS et al: Imaging appearances of the sternum and sternoclavicular joints. Radiographics. 29(3):839-59, 2009
                                                  5. Rodallec MH et al: Diagnostic imaging of solitary tumors of the spine: what to do and say. Radiographics. 28(4):1019-41, 2008
                                                  6. Tateishi U et al: Chest wall tumors: radiologic findings and pathologic correlation: part 1. Benign tumors. Radiographics. 23(6):1477-90, 2003
                                                  7. Murphey MD et al. Imaging of giant cell tumor and giant cell reparative granuloma of bone: radiologic-pathologic correlation. RadioGraphics 21:1283-1309;2001
                                                  8. Jeung MY et al: Imaging of chest wall disorders. Radiographics. 19(3): 617-37, 1999
                                                  9. Stull MA et al: Langerhans cell histiocytosis of bone. Radiographics. 12(4):801-23, 1992