n South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Osteoid osteoma of the fibula in a female rugby player : case report
|Article Title||Osteoid osteoma of the fibula in a female rugby player : case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch University, 2 Stellenbosch University, 3 Stellenbosch University, 4 Stellenbosch University and 5 Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||114 - 115|
Osteoid osteomas are benign osteoblastic tumours encountered relatively commonly among skeletal lesions. Despite distinct clinical findings, atypical presentations make for a challenging or delayed diagnosis which may negatively affect a patient's quality of life in the interim. We present the case of a young female rugby player with a subperiosteal osteoid osteoma of the distal fibula - a rare location for this type of tumour.
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