A RARE CASE OF OSTEOCHONDROMA IN ILIAC CREST- A CASE REPORTJournal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.5, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2019-05-30
Authors : SURESH KUMAR K KUNJAPPAN;
Page : 39-41
Keywords : osteochondroma; iliac crest; extraperiosteal excision;
Osteochondroma, also known as exostosis, is the most common benign bone tumor accounting for more than one-third of all benign bone tumors.. It usually develops at the metaphysis of the long bones, especially in the distal femur and proximal tibia. Pelvis is a rare site for osteochondroma. Here, we are presenting a case of iliac osteochondroma in a 18 year old male which was managed by extraperiosteal excision.
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