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Painful and tender toe, osteoid osteoma of the distal phalanx of toe, a diagnostic dilemma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20307485     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Osteoid osteoma rarely involves the phalanges of the toes. Basically osteoid osteoma is often a diagnostic dilemma in musculoskeletal practice especially in the foot and ankle. Its presentation is confusing and this may result in delayed diagnosis. We have reported a case of osteoid osteoma of the distal phalanx of the second toe which was treated successfully with surgical excision and reviewed the literature.
Mohamed H Ebrahimzadeh; F Omidi-Kashani; M R Hoseini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-08-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Foot (Edinburgh, Scotland)     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1532-2963     ISO Abbreviation:  Foot (Edinb)     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-23     Completed Date:  2010-06-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9109564     Medline TA:  Foot (Edinb)     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  232-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Orthopedic Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashahd, 91799-9199, Iran.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Osteoma, Osteoid / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
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