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Osteoid osteoma of the capitate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6642306     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of osteoid osteoma of the capitate bone are described. This lesion is rare in the capitate: only ten cases have been reported. Noctural pain was the most significant clinical feature, with characteristic relief by aspirin. The findings on routine x-rays, although not very typical, were sufficient to establish the diagnosis and to make the use of tomograms, bone scans and angiograms unnecessary. Resection "en bloc" through a dorsal approach led to complete cure.
P Symeonides; G Kapetanos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Hand     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0072-968X     ISO Abbreviation:  Hand     Publication Date:  1983 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-01-27     Completed Date:  1984-01-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231601     Medline TA:  Hand     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  290-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bone Neoplasms / radiography*,  surgery
Carpal Bones / radiography*,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Osteoma, Osteoid / radiography*,  surgery

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