Osteoid osteoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Right knee pain at the posterior aspect increased at night.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years old
Gender: Male
CT

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
Case created: 20th Feb 2014
Last edited: 6th Apr 2017
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