Intracortical chondroma simulating osteoid osteoma treated by radiofrequency.

Ramnath RR, Rosenthal DI, Cates J, Gebhardt M, Quinn RH
Skeletal Radiol. 2002 31 (10): 597-602

PMID: 12324830 · DOI:10.1007/s00256-002-0501-4

Two children presented with painful lytic lesions in the lower extremity. The lesions were located within cortical bone, and surrounded by sclerosis of the medullary bone and periosteal new bone formation. The lesions were painful, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents relieved the pain. CT-guided core biopsies were performed followed by radiofrequency treatment. Pathologic evaluation of the specimens revealed features consistent with benign intracortical chondroma. In one case radiofrequency treatment appears to have cured the tumor. The other patient required operative intervention.

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Bone Neoplasms Catheter Ablation Child Child, Preschool Chondroma Diagnosis, Differential Female Femoral Neoplasms Humans Male Osteoma, Osteoid Tibia

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