Arthroscopic excision of the osteoid osteoma at the distal femur

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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.

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Gunes, T., Erdem, M., Bostan, B. et al. Arthroscopic excision of the osteoid osteoma at the distal femur. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthr 16, 90–93 (2008) doi:10.1007/s00167-007-0380-2

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  • Osteoid osteoma
  • Knee
  • Arthroscopy
  • Treatment
  • Surgery