Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 25–31 | Cite as

Osteoid osteoma and osteoblastoma of the spine in children

Report of 22 cases with brief literature review
  • E. M. Azouz
  • K. Kozlowski
  • D. Marton
  • P. Sprague
  • A. Zerhouni
  • F. Asselah


Thirteen cases of osteoid osteoma and nine cases of osteoblastoma are reported. Diagnostic difficulties of osteoblastoma are illustrated by the versatile radiographic appearances of this tumour. The authors stress the importance of nuclear scan and CT in diagnosis and management.


Public Health Osteoid Osteoma Radiographic Appearance Diagnostic Difficulty Osteoblastoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. M. Azouz
    • 1
  • K. Kozlowski
    • 5
  • D. Marton
    • 2
  • P. Sprague
    • 3
  • A. Zerhouni
    • 4
  • F. Asselah
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyThe Montreal Children's HospitalMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Department of RadiologySt. Justine HospitalMontrealCanada
  3. 3.Princess Alexandra Hospital for ChildrenPerthAustralia
  4. 4.Neurosurgical Hospital Ali Ait-IdirAlgerAlgeria
  5. 5.Royal Alexandra Hospital for ChildrenSydneyAustralia

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