International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Radiology and Medical Imaging Sciences | Saudi Arabia | Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022


A Case Report of Capitate Osteoid Osteoma

Omar Alserihy Sr. | Yasser Alsallumi | Noura A. Alnajdy


Abstract: Osteoid osteoma is a benign bone tumor that typically affecting young patient causing sometimes considerable pain and motion limitation that response perfectly to simple nonsteroidal anti - inflammatory medications. The presence of cortical small nidus with surrounding osteosclerotic reaction is diagnostic especially in the spine or long bones; however the carpal involvement is extremely rare creating diagnostic dilemma. That is why we report an unusual case of capitate osteoid osteoma in young patient whom was treated by radiofrequency ablation resolving symptoms he complained for whole year.


Keywords: CT guided percutaneous thermal ablation, monoarticular arthritis, capitate, wrist pain, osteoid osteoma


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022,


Pages: 563 - 569


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