Osteochondroma-tibia

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Painless swelling of the distal right leg.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male
CT

A sessile bony mass arising from the posterior aspect of the distal tibial metaphysis. The medullary cavity is in continuity with that of the parent bone as well as the cortex which appears thinned, with no fracture. The cartilage cap was 5 mm in thickness on ultrasound (not shown). No periosteal reaction is seen.

Case Discussion

CT appearances of a tibial osteochondroma

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Case information

rID: 64545
Published: 29th Nov 2018
Last edited: 1st Dec 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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