Chondroblastoma of fibula

Case contributed by Dr Iqbal Naseem

Presentation

A young girl presented with long standing pain in the region of left knee.

Patient Data

Age: 16
Gender: Female
X-ray

Radiograph left knee joint in AP and lateral projections were taken.

A well defined mildly expansile lytic lesion is seen involving fibular head epiphysis. The lesion shows narrow zone of transition and peripheral rim of chondroid matrix and central septations.

Case Discussion

Features consistent of chondroblastoma.

Chondroblastoma is benign cartilaginous tumour seen in young individuals involving epiphyseal regions.

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Case information

rID: 22800
Case created: 25th Apr 2013
Last edited: 20th Feb 2016
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