Osteoid osteoma

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam


Lateral ankle pain

Patient Data

Age: Young adult
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Ankle x-ray


A sclerotic cortical based lesion is noted at the distal fibular metaphysis with internal lucency.

CT of the ankle


A cortical based sclerotic lesion is noted at the lower fibular metaphysis with central sclerotic nidus with regular thin osteolytic halo. Features typical of osteoid osteoma.

Distribution of osteoid osteomas


Distribution of osteoid osteomas. Layout and distribution: Frank Gaillard 2012, Line drawing of skeleton: Patrick Lynch 2006, Creative Common NC-SA-BY

Case Discussion

This demonstrate typical imaging features of an osteoid osteoma.

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