. Radiographic findings in the sternal abnormalities are often nonspecific, showing appearances from a localized benign lesion
to an aggressive lesion as seen with infections and malignant neoplasms. A specific diagnosis of sternal abnormalities can
be suggested on the basis of CT and MR characteristics. Familiarity with the presentation and variable appearance of sternal
abnormalities may aid the radiologist is suggesting a specific diagnosis. We present among others characteristic radiographic
findings of hemangioma, chondrosarcoma, hydatid disease, and SAPHO syndrome. In those cases in which findings are not specific,
cross-sectional imaging modalities may help the clinician in their management.