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Osteoid osteoma pseudotumor (Brodie's abscess) - Proximal tibia - X-ray
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Osteoid osteoma pseudotumor (Brodie's abscess) - Proximal tibia - X-ray
  • Case ID: 43
  • Diagnosis: Osteoid osteoma pseudotumor (Brodie's abscess)
  • Category: Pseudotumors
  • Category Type: Osteoid-forming
  • Category Sub Type: Benign
  • Location: Proximal tibia
  • Sub Location: Intracortical
  • Age: 13
  • Sex: M
  • Treatment: Observation
  • Image ID: 1101
  • Image Type: X-ray
  • Images relating to this case: 1100 , 1101.

Lateral radiograph of the proximal tibia shows the inflammatory nidus of a Brodie's abscess with a tunnel burrowing posteriorly and proximally across the growth plate which rules out the diagnosis of an osteoid osteoma and suggests the diagnosis of hematogenous osteomyelitis.


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