Enchondroma with pathological fracture

Case contributed by Dr Rish Ratnalingam

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Injury to right hand

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male

There is an expansile lytic lesion within the proximal phalynx of the right index finger. There is cortical thinning but no associated periosteal reaction. There is a pathological fracture through the lesion with minimal displacement.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with a benign enchondroma with a pathological fracture.

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Case information

rID: 66770
Published: 7th Mar 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals

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