Sessile osteochondroma - humerus

Case contributed by Ammar Haouimi


Painless hard swelling of the right upper arm.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Male

A sessile bony mass arising from the proximal metaphyso-diaphyseal region of the right humerus, displacing the overlying soft tissues. The medullary cavity, as well as the cortex, are in continuity with those of the parent bone with thinning of the cortex. No fracture or periosteal reaction is seen.

Case Discussion

Radiographic features of sessile osteochondroma of the proximal humerus.

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