Right knee pain after felt down yesterday.
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Presence of a well-defined exostosis arising from the dorsal aspect of the proximal tibia metaphysis.
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.
- Murphey MD, Choi JJ, Kransdorf MJ et-al. Imaging of osteochondroma: variants and complications with radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 20 (5): 1407-34. Radiographics (full text) - Pubmed citation