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51 Possible Causes for Confusion, Osteoma, Rib Tenderness

  • Rib Tumor

    The whole side of my rib cage seems to be tender. A cyst has already been ruled out. Should I see a specialist?[] In our department, we previously encountered a patient with eosinophilic granuloma and a patient with osteoid osteoma. These rib lesions are very rare.[] In summary, PMGCTB is a confusing disease, since its clinical manifestation and radiologic findings were nonspecific and similar to that of benign GCTB.[]

  • Pathological Fracture

    Differential diagnosis at this stage include chondroma, ostéochondroma, osteoid osteoma and preiser disease [ 4 ]. Mnif [ 3 ] believes that CT-scan is an optional exam.[] Less often, small lesions may be confused with histiocytosis or enchondromas. In these cases a biopsy may be necessary.[] Two examples of common benign tumours which can present as pathological fractures include non-ossifying fibroma, and osteoid osteomas.[]

  • Osteomalacia

    The first noticeable signs of osteomalacia are: bone pain in the thigh or the lower back that extends to the ribs and to the arms, and bone tenderness.[] See Also: osteoclasis osteoclast osteocope osteocyte osteogenesis osteogenesis imperfecta osteogenic osteoid osteology osteoma osteomalacia osteometry osteomyelitis osteopath[] Symptoms of osteomalacia can be confused with other conditions such as spondyloarthropathy, polymyalgia rheumatica, polymyositis, and fibromyalgia.[]

  • Familial Hypophosphatemia

    Biopsy material from osteoma of patient with MAS serves as biological positive control (C). At higher magnification (F), arrows denote FGF23 positive osteoblasts.[] More severe cases can present with neurological complaints (altered speech, confusion, seizures, hearing impairment), bone pain, poor teeth status, and fatigue.[] Neurological deficits include paresthesia, dysarthria, confusion, stupor, seizures, and coma. The patient’s voice may be weak and shaky.[]

  • Malignant Bone Neoplasm

    Benign tumors: osteoma, osteoid osteoma, osteochondroma, osteoblastoma, enchondroma, giant cell tumor of bone, aneurismal bone cyst, fibrous dysplasia of bone.[] At times this type of tumor may be confused with an infection.[] --I was just that I've been so anxious, worried, tense, confused from 6 months of various treatments -- prostate 45 day radiation, gall stone passing, kidney stone matters[]

  • Joint Subluxation

    Shoulder Girdle Pain and Associated Symptoms Syndrome: Shoulder Pain Primary Suspect Disorders Swelling and Arthritis Fracture tenderness Cellulitis Sprain (neck or shoulder[] Intra-articular osteoid osteoma in the proximal ulna combined with radial head subluxation: a case report. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 Aug. 21 (8):e1-5. [Medline].[] OT practitioners use the terms ulnar deviation and ulnar drift of the MCP to prevent confusion over abduction and adduction of the different fingers.)[]

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    Arterial TOS • Etiology – Cervical or anomalous first rib – Anomalous anterior scalene insertion 31.[] The pathologic study of the resected mass of the first rib confirmed the diagnosis of osteoid osteoma.[] The pain of TOS is sometimes confused with the pain of angina (chest pain due to an inadequate supply of oxygen to the heart muscle), but the two conditions can be distinguished[]

  • Breast Hamartoma

    In early pregnancy the breasts often swell and become tender. Breast feeding may also cause pain in some women. Mastitis.[] This profile differs from that of osteoid osteomas, which are most commonly seen in male individuals and which make up 10-12% of all benign bone tumors.[] Any lesion in the breast should be examined because when they are palpated they can easily be confused.[]

  • Herpes Zoster Infection of the Chest Wall

    Movement of the rib cage can be assessed with deep breathing exercises.[] TB, discitis, osteomyelitis, osteoid osteoma, osteogenic sarcoma, manipulable lesions due to trauma - 11-17 yo - lower Tx pain - males females - Wedging of vertebra causing[] Skin rashes in patients with breast cancer should raise suspicion for metastasis, which can be confused with herpes zoster. 10 A skin biopsy is strongly recommended to exclude[]

  • Osteomyelitis

    In 8 (21%) children, axial bones were involved: 5 sternums, 2 thoracic vertebrae, and 1 right rib.[] ., Ewing sarcoma, osteoid osteoma ) Avascular bone necrosis Benign bone tumors (e.g., bone cyst) The differential diagnoses listed here are not exhaustive.[] Erosive arthritis in Behcet's disease (BD) is rare and confused with infectious diseases such as osteomyelitis.[]

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