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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 39, Issue 11, pp 1238–1241 | Cite as

Multicentric osteoid osteoma with a nidus located in the epiphysis

  • Cüneyt TamamEmail author
  • Düzgün Yıldırım
  • Muge Tamam
Case Report

Abstract

We present a 13-year-old girl who was referred to our clinic with a 5-month history of right leg pain relieved by salicylates. Initial CT examination demonstrated a lesion in the posterior tibial cortex in keeping with an osteoid osteoma. This was resected and the diagnosis confirmed by histology. However, her pain recurred 2 weeks after the operation and further imaging identified a further nidus in the epiphysis. We present the imaging findings in this unique case of multicentric osteoid osteoma with one nidus located in the epiphysis.

Keywords

Osteoid osteoma Epiphysis CT Child 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cüneyt Tamam
    • 1
    Email author
  • Düzgün Yıldırım
    • 2
  • Muge Tamam
    • 3
  1. 1.Orthopedics and TraumatologyKasimpasa Military Hospital, Kasimpasa Asker HastanesiIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyKasimpasa Military HospitalIstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.Nuclear MedicineOkmeydani Training and Research HospitalIstanbulTurkey

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