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Hamatum osteoblastoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20692218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the case of an osteoblastoma of the hamate bone that was successfully treated by curettage. This tumor is very rare in a carpal bone and only nine cases have been reported in the literature. Pathological examination is mandatory before treatment due to the lack of distinctive clinical and radiological features. Osteoblastomas are benign, but potentially aggressive bone tumors. Treatment of the lesion may either be a conservative "intralesional resection" or radical "wide en bloc resection". The latter option, which has non-negligible functional consequences in the wrist, should be reserved for recurrence after curettage but may also be considered a primary immediate alternative for aggressive forms.
F Gdoura; M Trigui; Z Ellouze; Y B Hamed; K Ayadi; H Keskes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR     Volume:  96     ISSN:  1877-0568     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthop Traumatol Surg Res     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-17     Completed Date:  2011-07-27     Revised Date:  2013-10-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101494830     Medline TA:  Orthop Traumatol Surg Res     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  712-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Traumatology, Habib Bourguiba Teaching Medical Center and Sfax Faculty of Medicine, el Aïn Higway km 0.5, 3029 Sfax, Tunisia.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Cysts / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Bone Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery*
Delayed Diagnosis
Hamate Bone / pathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Osteoblastoma / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery*
Osteolysis / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery

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