Femoral osteochondroma

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Palpable swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Male

Left distal medial femoral metaphyseal bony outgrowth heading away from the knee joint space, with broadening of the diaphysis. Note the continuity of the medullary cavity from the femur into the lesion, which has internal fat (marrow) density.

Case Discussion

An osteochondroma may be asymptomatic or may manifest with palpable swelling or pressure symptoms.

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Case information

rID: 61894
Published: 23rd Jul 2018
Last edited: 24th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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