Chronic persistent knee pain after repeated diagnostic arthroscopy: osteoid osteoma, a primarily overlooked diagnosis in a young woman
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We report a case of osteoid osteoma of the distal femur in an adolescent female patient that was primarily overlooked and led to repeated diagnostic arthroscopy of the knee. A thorough history and physical examination of the joint as well as adequate roentgenographic studies could have spared this patient two unnecessary arthroscopies and indicated the correct therapy.
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