n South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Osteoid osteoma of the fibula in a female rugby player : case report

Volume 25, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



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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