Skeletal abnormalities can be present in a new born. Some are usually detected after the paediatrician examines the boy or girl, like hip dysplasia. Others can go undetected when attention is not given even in minor signs or symptoms.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: To enumerate benign bone lesions detected during the staging and follow-up of patients with a diagnosis of cancer that could be misdiagnosed as bone metastases.
To show the radiological aspect of these lesions.
To define them for a better recall during the clinical reasoning process.