Pelvic osteoid osteoma in a skeletally mature female.

Derek F. Amanatullah, Zachary O. Mallon, Walter H. Mak, Dariusz Borys, Robert M. Tamurian

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Abstract

Osteoid osteoma is the most common bone-producing tumor that typically presents with "throbbing night pain" and that improves dramatically with use of low-dose salicylates. Few cases of pelvic osteoid osteoma have been reported, and most have involved patients younger than age 30. Surgical excision classically has been the treatment of choice, but, recently, less invasive modalities, including radiofrequency ablation, have begun to supplant surgical management of osteoid osteoma, resulting in a decrease in the need for definitive surgical diagnosis and treatment. We present a rare case of osteoid osteoma in the pelvis of a woman older than age 30.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)476-478
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.)
Volume40
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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