Fibrous cortical defect

Case contributed by Dr Rafael Hamzé

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is a cortical defect at  the medial aspect of distal of femur.

Case Discussion

The findings  are consistent of fibrous cortical defect. They are benign bony lesions, and is a type of fibroxanthoma, histologically identical to the larger non-ossifying fibroma (NOF).

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