Enchondroma of humerus

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Chest x-ray performed for chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Female

Bone lesion with stippled calcification with a narrow zone of transition in the right humeral metaphysis.


Case Discussion

Appearances in keeping with an en(chondroma) of the humerus.

This is a benign cartilageneous tumour of the medullary cavity, They typically occur in the metaphyseal regions of long bones.  

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Case information

rID: 26505
Published: 24th Dec 2013
Last edited: 9th Mar 2016
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