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Fibroma, non-ossifying - Proximal Tibia - X-ray
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Fibroma, non-ossifying - Proximal Tibia - X-ray
  • Case ID: 132
  • Classic Case: true
  • Diagnosis: Fibroma, non-ossifying
  • Category: Bone Tumors
  • Category Type: Fibrous
  • Category Sub Type: Benign
  • Location: Proximal Tibia
  • Age: 22
  • Sex: F
  • Treatment: Curettage and bone graft
  • Image ID: 1528
  • Image Type: X-ray
  • Images relating to this case: 1528, 1529 , 1530 , 1531 .

IMAGE DESCRIPTION:
AP and lateral geographic views of the proximal tibia in a 22-year-old female reveal a large, centrally located, soap-bubbly lesion in the diaphyseal-metaphyseal portion of the tibia with slight cortical dilatation and thinning, typical of a benign fibrous lesion. There is no evidence of metaplastic bone formation in the fibrous tissue that would give a smoky appearance on radiographic examination. This radiograph is considered quite diagnostic of a benign process and does not necessarily require a biopsy.

 

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