SOLITARY DIAPHYSEAL EXOSTOSIS OF THE ULNA: A CASE REPORT OF AN UNCOMMON PRESENTATION

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Published: 2022-05-10

Page: 168-171


ISABEL PARADA-AVENDAÑO *

Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery Service, Miguel Servet University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain.

JORGE GIL-ALBAROVA

Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery Service, Miguel Servet University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain and Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Background: Reporting a case of osteochondroma in an uncommon location in a pediatric patient.

Presentation of Case: A female patient with a history of limited pronation in the right forearm due to a solitary lesion in anterolateral part of distal third of the ulna, features suggesting ostechondroma both in imaging and histopathology.

Discussion: Distal ulnar exostosis are described in the literature in relation with multiple hereditary exostoses disease and deformities in ulna or both forearm bones requiring a surgical intervention but a solitary isolated forearm exostosis is rare.

Conclusion: Osteochondromas in the forearm are rare but they should be considered in the differential diagnosis if features are suggesting it.

Keywords: Osteochondroma, forearm, ulna


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PARADA-AVENDAÑO, I., & GIL-ALBAROVA, J. (2022). SOLITARY DIAPHYSEAL EXOSTOSIS OF THE ULNA: A CASE REPORT OF AN UNCOMMON PRESENTATION. Asian Journal of Advances in Medical Science, 4(1), 168–171. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIMS/article/view/3002

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