Title: August 2015 – What Is It?

This is the third 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: Fergus E. McKiernan, MD, CCD, Marshfield Clinic Center for Bone Diseases

Brief History:
These are bilateral DXA scans of the femurs of three different patients. All three had marked discordance in total hip BMD between sides. The top, middle and bottom images with their respective BMD graphs demonstrating the degree of discordance, are shown below and represent advanced, mid-, and early progression of this disease respectively.



  • What disease/condition, do all these patients share?

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