Osteoid osteoma of the fibula in a female rugby player

Maarten W J Meirhaeghe, Pierre L Viviers, Jo-Anne H Kirby, Jeandre' T Viljoen
2013 South African Journal of Sports Medicine  
Osteoid osteomas are benign osteoblastic tumours encountered relatively commonly among skeletal lesions. Despite distinct clinical ndings, atypical presentations make for a challenging or delayed diagnosis which may negatively a ect a patient's quality of life in the interim. We present the case of a young female rugby player with a subperiosteal osteoid osteoma of the distal bula -a rare location for this type of tumour.
doi:10.7196/sajsm.499 fatcat:c2k42lt2afbglcck5vlhxbhjwy