Fibular remodeling secondary to tibial osteochondroma

Case contributed by Dr Ayaz Hidayatov


Young male with ankle pain and swelling. No history of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 10-20
Gender: Male

CT showing well-defined exostosis/osteochondroma with cortical continuity arising from the distal posterolateral aspect of the tibia, causing remodeling and sclerosis of the distal fibula. 

Case Discussion

This case shows that osteochondromas may cause compression of adjacent structures or bone deformity due to pressure symptoms. 

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Case information

rID: 54407
Case created: 8th Jul 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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