CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 338-341

A rare case presentaion of osteochondroma of scapula


Department of Orthopaedics, Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Anil Salgia
Department of Orthopaedics, Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-2870.114673

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A 17-year-old female presented with complains of swelling in left scapular region since the age of 5 years, which had progressively increased in size. This condition was asymptomatic, but caused visible cosmetic concern to the patient and her parents as she was approaching a marriageable age. An En bloc excision of exostoses scapula was done; the patient had full functional recovery with no visible swelling. Histopathology, the diagnosis of osteochondroma was established. The patient was satisfied after the surgical resection of the tumor as, cosmetically, she looked near normal.


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