Discussion of Osteitis pubis
- Osteitis pubis is a noninfectious inflammation of the pubis symphysis causing varying degrees of lower abdominal and pelvic pain.
- Pelvic surgery
- Athletic activities (eg, running, football)
- Treatment: rest
 Imaging Findings for Osteitis pubis
- Plain radiographs demonstrate sclerosis, cystic changes, or rarefaction of the medial portions of the pubic rami. Positive findings usually are not apparent until 4 weeks after the onset of symptoms.
- Bone scans may be negative but can demonstrate intense signal uptake at the pubis symphysis.
- MRI studies may indicate bone marrow edema at the pubic symphysis, but this finding may also be seen in asymptomatic individuals.
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- E-medicine Osteitis Pubis article