Osteochondroma of the intertrochanteric crest with encasement of the sciatic nerve

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Left sciatica and numbness at the sole of the foot. A previous MRI of the lumbar spine showed no abnormalities.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

The sciatic nerve runs in a groove at the tip of the osteochondroma. A bursa has formed between the lesion and the glutaeus maximus.

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Case information

rID: 19006
Published: 1st Aug 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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