Osteochondroma

Case contributed by Dr Doan Khanh Nghia

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Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Presence of a well-defined exostosis arising from the dorsal aspect of the proximal tibia metaphysis.

Case Discussion

An osteochondroma is a portion of growth, that is a normal growth plate; developing in an abnormal direction. Often, they will cease growth once the rest of the skeleton reaches maturity. Treatment in most cases is not required.

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Case Information

rID: 52361
Case created: 4th Apr 2017
Last edited: 10th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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