Non-ossifying fibroma - pathological fracture

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Trauma.

X-ray

Left knee

A displaced fracture of the distal diaphysis of the left femur. It shows an underlying eccentric bony lytic lesion with thin transition zone and sclerotic rim based upon the cortex of the femur.

Case Discussion

Features are representative of a giant non-ossifying fibroma with pathological fracture.

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Case information

rID: 8716
Published: 24th Feb 2010
Last edited: 23rd May 2019
Tag: femur
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