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Distal Femoral Osteochondroma Masquerading as Deep Vein Thrombosis in an Adolescent Male.
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PMID:  23288733     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is uncommonly seen in children and adolescents. A distal femoral osteochondroma causing isolated lower limb DVT is even rarer and to our knowledge only four such cases have been reported in the literature. We report a case of a solitary distal femoral osteochondroma in a 15-year-old adolescent presenting as isolated DVT. We highlight the potential of coexistence of DVT and osteochondroma in young patients. We also emphasize the importance of timely diagnosis and outline the plan of management when faced with such a rare condition.
Mandeep Dhillon; Vishal Kumar; Vikas Bachhal; Kamal Bali
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of knee surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1538-8506     ISO Abbreviation:  J Knee Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101137599     Medline TA:  J Knee Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© Thieme Medical Publishers.
Department of Orthopedics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.
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