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Pending Pathologic Fracture: Sensitivity and Specificity

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The sensitivity and specificity of findings for Pending Pathologic Fracture are listed below. See the left navigation bar to change the display.

Sensitive and Specific Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
Mirels Score Edit 96%94%

Score >= 8:

For each Variable, scores are:

Site: Upper limb (1) Lower limb (2) Peritrochanter (3)

Pain: Mild (1) Moderate (2) Functional (3)

Lesion: Blastic (1) Mixed (2) Lytic (3)

Size <1/3 (1) 1/32/3 (2) >2/3 (3)

Study: Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2003 Oct;(415 Suppl):S4-13. PMID: 14600587