Single layer periosteal reaction

Single layer periosteal reaction is a uniformly dense, single thin layer of new bone about 1-2 mm from the cortical surface. Passive hyperemia causes increased osteoblastic activity and production of new bone. It is seen in:

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rID: 2049
Section: Gamuts
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  • Figure 1: types of periosteal reactions
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