Osteoid osteoma of the talus

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta

Presentation

history of pain with limp of chronic duration

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male
MRI

In a young patient with chronic hindfoot pain and a normal radiograph, MRI features suggestive of possible Osteoid osteoma include extensive bone marrow oedema limited to one bone, with a possible nidus demonstrated in two-thirds of cases

CT

Nidus is best demonstrated by high resolution CT.

Case Discussion

In a young patient with chronic hindfoot pain and a normal radiograph, MRI features suggestive of possible Osteoid osteoma include extensive bone marrow oedema limited to one bone, with a possible nidus demonstrated in two-thirds of cases

Nidus is best demonstrated by high resolution CT.

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Case information

rID: 17563
Case created: 26th Apr 2012
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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