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Table 3 Initial imaging findings from MRI, bone scintigraphy, and CT and follow-up MRI findingsa

From: Pediatric chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis of the mandible: Seattle Children’s hospital 22-patient experience

 Number (frequency, %)
CT findings (n = 21)
 Lytic lesions13 (62)
 Sclerosis19 (90)
Bone scintigraphy findings (n = 8)
 Increased uptake8 (100)
MRI findings (n = 14)
 Hyperintensity in bone marrow14 (100)
 Hyperintensity in soft tissue10 (71)
 Bony expansion10 (71)
 Follow up changesNo change in 2 (25), decreased marrow hyperintensity in 6 (75)
  1. a One patient had bilateral lesions