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 Discussion of Brodie abscess
- A Brodie abscess is a subacute osteomyelitis with a predilection for the ends of long bones and the carpus and tarsus.
 Imaging Findings for Brodie abscess
 Plain radiographs
- Central area of radiolucency with a surrounding thick rim of reactive bone sclerosis
- Pathognomonic tortuous parallel lucent channels extending toward the growth plate
- Variable degree of periosteal new-bone formation
- Variable associated soft-tissue swelling.
Patient #1: MR images demonstrate a Brodie's abscess