Apple Core Erosion

A term referring to circumferential narrowing of the femoral neck seen by plain films, caused by erosion initiated by extrinsic pathological processes in the hip joint; ACEs may be seen in synovial osteochondromatosis, pigmented villonodular synovitis, rheumatoid arthritis, amyloidosis, and multicentric reticulohistiocytosis
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