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A 23-year-old female asked:

Hi i recently had an x-ray on my hand and the doctor said there was some changes to the cortex of my bone, i was wondering what it means i'm 23yrs old?

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Dr. Douglas Bourgon
Radiology 22 years experience
Hard to say: Would need to see the actual images and report to comment if this is significant or not.

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