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It is common for bone marrow edema to occur with a fracture, but it would be better if I could review the various x-rays and MRI reports.
Could you attach the reports of the various x-rays and MRIs?
I had asked for the reports of the x-rays and MRIs and have not heard back
As I said above, there can be bone marrow edema associated with a variety of fractures. Bone marrow edema can also occur in a number of inflammatory conditions. Bone marrow edema can also be associated with growths in the bone, but there would typically be other evidence of the tumor., and if the only notation was of the edema, then there was apparently no other evidence of a tumor. Comparing the different reports can give a better idea of whether a specific cause of the bone marrow edema is apparent.
If there is no specific cause that is apparent, then your doctor may decide to simply monitor the thumb over time.
If I can provide any additional information, please let me know.