Osteoid osteoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Right knee pain at the posterior aspect increased at night.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years old
Gender: Male

A small lucent nidus is seen within the cortex of posteromedial aspect of proximal right tibia surrounded by moderate sclerosis. No calcification within.

Case Discussion

Bone biopsy revealed osteoid osteoma it is a benign tumor of osteoblasts and characterized by its clinical features which include pointing pain, increased at night and relieved by analgesics. Recently radiofrequency ablation provide non surgical curative treatment of osteoid osteoma.

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Case information

rID: 27808
Published: 21st Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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