Doctor insights on:
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
An X-ray report (of my ankle) said, " incidental benign bone island in the talus" what does this mean?
Bone island : Basically just means some extra bone usually only a problem if it is interfering with a joint. ...Read more
Knee: Please get an appointment to see the doctor who saw you 2 years ago! Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Is there anything that will relieve the pain in my hip and leg? My x-ray shows a 1 cm bone island in the right ileum.
Need to Know More: While the X-Ray was helpful not showing arthritis or a fracture, Bone Islands usually do not hurt. More information is needed to guide the evaluation. Where is the pain, is it always there, what does it feel like? An X-Ray was only a start you probably need more evaluation. Even just giving a doctor more information will help. At first glance sounds like sciatica, but can't tell for sure. ...Read more
What treatment do I need for a sclerotic lesion at the neck of the fibula due to a bone island I have pain is there a treatment for it plz?
Bone island ...?: There are treatments for benign lesions of bone that are symptomatic. First, see a specialist and be certain of the diagnosis (orthopedic oncologist best); occ.A biopsy may be performed to confirm DX although many'lesions' will show defining characteristics on x-rays/ mri.Some benign 'lesions' will weaken the bone and cause well- disguised fractures that need treatment..May need currett.Bone graft. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2.2x0.5 sclerotic lesion at the neck of the fibula probably due to a bone island of doubtful clinical significance of the knee. Plz explaine meaning?
Benign: Means noncancerous. A bone island is an area of particularly dense bone with no malignant potential. They are usually found incidentally on x-rays and don't cause symptoms. ...Read more
I have a sclerotic bone island in my tibia that is unchanged from last year, I was never told about this. Is this worrisome? MRI report didn't mention
Experiencing back/shoulder pain. X-ray found sclerotic nodule on the humoral head likely a bone island. What does that mean and what can be done?
What can make a bone island or bone lesion appear in xray of knee? Im worried. Dr said they werent. 2 come back in 6 months to check it. I never went
If concern followup: Bone island is circumscribed usually ovoid area of dense normal bone that does not progress and is symptom free. If radiologist not sure of diagnosis but believes probably benign , follow up X-ray used to assess stability or progression. ...Read more