Osteolytic lesion

Osteolytic lesion

Soft spot or hole in bone caused by cancer cells.
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X-ray images of his hands revealed a massive and aggressive osteolytic lesion with cortical expansion, that destroys the fifth metacarpal (Figure 1).
On standard X-ray, bone involvement appears as an osteolytic lesion. Visceral involvement (i.e.
Additionally, every patient underwent physical examination by the referring clinician in order to verify the painful extraspinal osteolytic lesion or vertebral level(s).
The elbow radiograph showed an expansile osteolytic lesion with surrounding sclerosis and a narrow zone of transition in the proximal metaphysis of the right ulna.
Further intraoral periapical imaging confirmed the presence of the osteolytic lesion and a knife edge root resorption of the distal root of #37.
If lesions progressed in the period of follow-up or osteolytic lesion changed to osteoblastic lesion during treatment, they were determined as bone metastases [16].
Panoramic radiograph revealed a well-defined arc-shaped osteolytic lesion with noncorticated borders extending from the distal aspect of mandibular left first molar to anterior border of ascending ramus.
An anteroposterior plain radiograph revealed the osteolytic lesion surrounding by the bone sclerotic lesion in the lateral femoral condyle (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)).
Four months from symptom onset, the osteolytic lesion was undetectable with MRI.
(4) Aneurysmal bone cyst is an expansile, multilocular, osteolytic lesion with blood-filled spaces separated by fibrous septa containing multinucleated giant cells and peripheral reactive bone.