Osteoid osteoma (tibia)

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Leg pain. Referred from private institution. Abnormal plain film (not available).

Patient Data

Age: 14 years old
Gender: Male

Sclerotic cortical lesion with lucency and a tiny central ossific focus. Nocturnal pain improved with NSAIDs.

Case Discussion

Features here are of an osteoid osteoma. Bone scan (not available) demonstrated increased uptake. RF ablation was performed with good success.

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Case information

rID: 26859
Published: 10th Jan 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Paediatrics
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