Osteochondroma - humerus

Case contributed by Olumuyiwa Ifedayo Ajayi
Diagnosis almost certain


Hard swelling over the upper arm. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male

There is a bony outgrowth at the medial surface of the proximal humeral diaphysis with no aggressive features or fracture. These findings are typical for osteochondroma. 

Case Discussion

Osteochondromas are common is childhood and humeral involvement is the commonest in the upper limb.

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