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Giant osteochondroma of axis in a child with multiple hereditary exostoses: case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21956118     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Though osteochondromas are the most common benign bone tumour, their spinal involvement is less frequent. We report a case of osteochondroma in a 5-year-old female child with multiple hereditary exostoses that originated from posterior elements of C2 vertebra, not involving spinal canal and caused restriction of neck movement. It was excised from its base without disturbing the continuity of lamina. Two years later she had normal neck movements without any recurrence. The rarity of this tumour at this location, with such a large size at an early age, makes this article unique.
Naveen Tahasildar; Pebam Sudesh; Vijay Goni; Sujit Kumar Tripathy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1473-5865     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-04     Completed Date:  2012-08-14     Revised Date:  2012-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9300904     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  280-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Axis / pathology*,  surgery*
Child, Preschool
Exostoses, Multiple Hereditary / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Osteochondroma / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Postoperative Complications
Range of Motion, Articular
Spinal Neoplasms / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Spine / physiopathology
Treatment Outcome

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