Ollier disease: A case report and literature review

Jianni Wang, Jian Li, Zhuangzhuang Wu
2021 World Academy of Sciences Journal  
Ollier disease, also known as multiple enchondromatosis, is a rare congenital disease of unknown etiology. The main manifestation of this disease is a non-ossifying chondrocyte mass or hamartomatous growth of a chondrocyte in the metaphysis. A few cases can develop into chondrosarcoma or osteosarcoma. The present study describes the case of a 37-year-old male patient with left hip pain and dyskinesia diagnosed with Ollier disease, according to clinical features and findings of imaging analysis.
more » ... f imaging analysis. In general, the incidence of Ollier disease is low, and thus, it is not well-known among orthopedic surgeons. However, due to its malignant transformation rate, medical practitioners should encourage patients to undergo regular follow-up examinations. In an aim to provide some insight into this disease, the present study begins by describing the case of an affected patient case and subsequently presents a review of the relevant literature in order to guide the clinical diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
doi:10.3892/wasj.2021.106 fatcat:mljzo75qnfbpxkuc4nw7yii6ni