Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Chronic right elbow swelling


A bony overgrowth extending outwards from the surface of the right radial head away from the joint. The appearance is typical for an osteochondroma (exostosis). Cross sectional imaging, preferably MRI is advised to measure the cartilage cap especially if there is history of pain.

Case Discussion

Typical osteochondroma right radius bone.

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rID: 17211
Published: 27th Mar 2012
Last edited: 27th Sep 2015
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