LESION


S is for shape (LESION)

Now onto the overall shape (S) of a lesion or entity.  First it is important to know that not all lesions/entities will have a definitive shape.  You can state that there is no identifiable shape to the lesion/entity. There are many different shapes in the world, but only a few […]


E is for edge (LESION)

Now onto E for edge.  This is the edge or border of a lesion or entity.  Is the edge well-defined (meaning you can trace it entirely), well-localized (you can trace part of the edge but not all of it) or ill-defined (you can’t tell where the lesion starts or ends […]


L is for location (LESION)

As I simply described the acronym LESION a couple of weeks ago, I thought I should expand a little more on how to use it.  This time I’m going to include radiographic examples over the next few weeks (6 letters = 6 weeks).  Starting at the beginning is L for […]