Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Anterior thigh lump.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Knee x-ray

Arising from the anterior aspect of the distal femur is a sessile bony mass which displaces the overlying muscles. It appears to be continuous with the medullary cavity.

Case Discussion

Features are characteristic of an osteochondroma of the distal femur.

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Case information

rID: 8434
Case created: 2nd Feb 2010
Last edited: 23rd Dec 2016
Tags: femur, knee
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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