Osteochondroma - humerus

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Painless swelling on the anterior aspect of the right shoulder.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female

A pedunculated bony mass arising from the anterior aspect of the proximal humeral metaphysis. The medullary cavity, as well as the cortex, are in continuity with those of the parent bone with thinning of the cortex. No fracture or adjacent soft tissue mass. On the ultrasound (not shown) the cartilage cap was 4 mm in thickness. 


Case Discussion

CT appearances of an osteochondroma of the proximal humeral metaphysis.

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Case information

rID: 71618
Published: 15th Oct 2019
Last edited: 16th Oct 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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