Exostosis of the talus

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking


Incidental finding

Patient Data

Age: 15-20 years
Gender: Female

Projecting from the anterior talar neck is a small lobulated well defined cortically based bone lesion. There is no adjacent lucency or calcification in the talar medullary bone, and the zone of transition is abrupt.

No associated fracture. There is no soft tissue mass.

Case Discussion

Findings typical for a small exostosis. The talus is an uncommon location for these benign bone tumors.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 54106
Published: 22nd Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.