Arthroscopic excision of the osteoid osteoma at the distal femur

  • Taner GunesEmail author
  • Mehmet Erdem
  • Bora Bostan
  • Cengiz Sen
  • Seyyid Ahmet Sahin
Sports Medicine


Osteoid osteoma is a benign, osteoblastic and painful tumoral lesion. Apart from en-bloc resection, intralesional resection and percutaneous excision or destruction of the nidus, arthroscopic removal of the lesion in intraarticular locations have been reported. We present a patient with osteoid osteoma at distal femur which is accessible through knee joint, treated by arthroscopic complete excision.


Osteoid osteoma Knee Arthroscopy Treatment Surgery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taner Gunes
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mehmet Erdem
    • 1
  • Bora Bostan
    • 1
  • Cengiz Sen
    • 1
  • Seyyid Ahmet Sahin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyGaziosmanpasa University School of MedicineTokatTurkey

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