Bone Tumour Database - Teaching version

 

 First image Pain in the leg worse at night. no excessive sporting activities. ESR and FBC normal.
The differential diagnosis is between osteoid osteoma chronic osteomyelitis and stress fracture. Conventional tomogrammes (not copied here) showed a lytic area representing the nidus of osteoid osteoma. After excision of this area, the pain cleared up.
 
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Age: 20 yr Diagnosis Osteoid Osteoma  
Site Tibia
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