Osteochondroma of the fourth metatarsal

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Pain and swelling of the left foot two years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Female

An expanding bony outpouching is seen arising from the shaft of the 4th MTB of the left foot. Consequent bony remodeling and scalloping.

Copy of pathological report.

Case Discussion

The differential diagnosis of an expansile lesion of the short bones are:

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Case information

rID: 29242
Published: 11th May 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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