Osteochondroma - distal femur

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

A sessile bony 'lump' is seen arising from the distal femur. The medullary cavity appears continuous with the rest of the bone. 

CT

CT confirms the presence of a sessile bony 'lump' is seen arising from the distal femur. The medullary cavity appears continuous with the rest of the bone. No thick cartilage cap.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a sessile osteochondroma

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Case information

rID: 7560
Published: 9th Nov 2009
Last edited: 19th Apr 2018
Tag: femur
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