Abstract

Giant Osteochondroma of the Proximal Fibula: A Rare Case

Author(s): Sudhir Shyam Kushwaha, Ankur Goyal, Amit Verma, Yasir Ali Khan and Farid Mohammed

Osteochondroma is one of the most common benign tumors arising from the ends of the long bones which are characterized by irregular bony growth covered by cartilaginous cap. The tumor mass tends to grow eccentrically more, rather than centrifugally. We are reporting a case of 17 year old female who presented to our Outpatient department with large, hard, painful, irregular swelling over anterolateral aspect of right knee. After a series of radiographic screening and its confirmation through CT the tumor was surgically excised and histopathological reports showed benign nature of the tumor mass excised.


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