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Whole body MRI in the diagnosis of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis

M T Kennedy, T Murphy, M Murphy, E Laffan, P Connolly
Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR 2012, 98 (4): 461-4
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Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is a diagnosis of exclusion primarily in children and adolescents. As part of the essential criteria for the diagnosis of CRMO, multifocal lesions must be identified. We present the case of an 11-year-old boy with CRMO, whose diagnosis was facilitated by the use of whole body magnetic resonance imaging (WBMR), but not isotope bone scanning.

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