5 Year Old Male With Toxic Synovitis Of The Hip And A Symptomatic Osteoid Osteoma - Page #3

Lab Studies:
abnormal findings:
wbc: 15.1 H
neutrophil count 86.2 H, absolute neutrophil count 13.0 H

crp 2.0 H

Other Studies:
MRI of the Right hip: Case Photo #1
1. Simple right hip effusion with no soft tissue spread or osteomyelitis
2. distal femoral diaphyseal lesion noted incompletely visualized approximately 2.5 cm in size. suspicious for osteoid osteoma or bone contusion. slight asymmetrical cortical thickening. no perisoteal edema.

follow-up out-patient X-ray of the femur shows a small focus on the posterior cortical margin of the femur suspicious for osteoid osteoma.

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