Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Fernández VJM, Camacho GJ, López CJ, Juárez RCS
Enchondroma protuberans of the hand. A case report
Acta Ortop Mex 2005; 19 (s1)

Language: Inglés
References: 11
Page: 56-58
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ABSTRACT

Enchondroma protuberans is a long-bone exophytic enchondroma. This kind of tumor is very uncommon. There are only 7 cases reported in the literature. Of these, 2 involved the hand. A case of enchondroma protuberans of the middle phalanx of the left little finger is reported. The tumor was treated by marginal resection and intramedullary curettage. Diagnostic tests included clinical examination, X-rays, and MRI.


Key words: enchondroma, tumors, hand.


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