Title: July 2015 – What Is It?

This is the second in a series of DXA images which were selected to receive special recognition at the 2015 ISCD Scientific Meeting held in Chicago, Illinois.  

Submitted by: Anny Song, MRT (N), at CESHA, University of Toronto.

Brief History:

The patient is an 81 year old woman on risedronate for more than five years complaining of right thigh pain.  A SE (single energy) Femur scan was performed during her DXA scan visit to rule out atypical femur fracture.

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Questions:

  1. What abnormality(ies) are visualized in this SE Femur Scan?
  2. Is there evidence for atypical femur fracture?

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