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Osteoid osteoma pseudotumor (Brodie's abscess) - Distal tibia - X-ray
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Osteoid osteoma pseudotumor (Brodie's abscess) - Distal tibia - X-ray
  • Case ID: 44
  • Diagnosis: Osteoid osteoma pseudotumor (Brodie's abscess)
  • Category: Pseudotumors
  • Category Type: Osteoid-forming
  • Category Sub Type: Benign
  • Location: Distal tibia
  • Sub Location: Intracortical
  • Age: 13
  • Sex: M
  • Treatment: Observation
  • Image ID: 1102
  • Image Type: X-ray
  • Images relating to this case: 1102, 1103 .

This AP radiograph of the distal tibia of a 13-year-old boy reveals an inflammatory lytic process in the lateral cortex of the distal tibial diaphyseal-metaphyseal juncture with two separate foci that would suggest the diagnosis of a intracortical osteoid osteoma but in fact the pathological diagnosis was a Brodie's abscess.


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