DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4510.IntJResOrthop20205585

Iliac wing osteochondroma in a 16-year-old boy: a case report

Shrihari L. Kulkarni, Sunil Mannual, Manjunath S. Daragad, Sharan H. Girirajaiah

Abstract


Osteochondroma is the most common benign bone tumour. Commonly seen in the long bones of the lower extremity. Ilium is a rare site. We present a 16-year-old boy with swelling in the right groin for 8 months. After clinical and radiological evaluation, it was diagnosed as osteochondroma of right iliac wing. Patient underwent en-bloc excision of the lesion and histopathology confirmed the diagnosis. Pelvic osteochondroma is a rare entity but not unusual. Extra periosteal en-bloc excision is the management of choice in patients with cosmetic deformity, neurovascular compression and malignant transformation with very low recurrence rate.


Keywords


Benign bone tumour, En-bloc excision, Cosmetic deformity, Malignant transformation

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