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VINDICATE

Vascular, Infection, Neoplasm, Drugs, Inflammatory/Idiopathic, Congenital, Autoimmune, Trauma, Endocrine/Metabolic. A popular mnemonic for the differential diagnosis of bony sclerosis.

VINDICATE
Vascular:
• Haemangiomas;
• Infarct.
Infection:
• Chronic osteomyelitis.
Neoplasm:
• Primary:
  — Osteoma;
  — Osteosarcoma.
• Metastatic:
  — Prostate;
  — Breast;
  — Other.
Drugs:
  — Vitamin D;
  — Fluoride.
Inflammatory/Idiopathic.
Congenital:
  — Bone islands;
  — Osteopoikilosis;
  — Osteopetrosis;
  — Pyknodysostosis.
Autoimmune.
Trauma:
  — Fracture (stress);
Endocrine/Metabolic:
  — Hyperparathyroidism;
  — Paget's disease.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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