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Mnemonics, MSK

Acroosteolysis Differential Diagnosis Mnemonic – PINCH FOV

This mnemonic has been commonly used to recall the differential diagnosis of acroosteolysis:

P – Pycnodysostosis
I – Injury (such as frost bite, burns, electrical)
N – Neuropathy (such as congenital insensitivity to pain, Leprosy, diabetes, or other causes)
C – Collagen vascular diseases (Scleroderma)
H – Hyperparathyroidism

F – Familial (Hadju-Cheyney)
O – Other (polyvinyl chloride, snake venom)
V – Vasculitis – Raynaud’s

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I am a radiology physician from California, USA.


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