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Cortical desmoid

Case contributed by Kenan Cetinoglu
Diagnosis almost certain


Presented to ER after falling onto the left knee.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Female

Cortical irregularity was seen at the posterior medial aspect of the distal femoral metaphysis keeping with cortical desmoid.

No fracture detected.

Case Discussion

CT images demonstrate a typical cortical desmoid. This lesion is a "do not touch" lesion.

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