Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

Users Online : 42689

Case report
Year : 2017 | Month : September | Volume : 11 | Issue : 9 | Page : RD03 - RD04

Non Traumatic Fracture of Pedunculated Osteochondroma: Conservative Management of a Rare Case

Ahmet Senel, Erhan Sukur, Huseyin Nevzat Topcu

1. Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey. 2. Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Sakarya Training and Research Hospital, Sakarya, Sakarya, Turkey. 3. Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Sakarya Training and Research Hospital, Sakarya, Sakarya, Turkey

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Ahmet Senel,
Istanbul Training and Research Hospital Department of Orthopaedics. Kasap Ilyas Mah
Org. Abdurrahman Nafiz Gurman Cad, Fatih Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey.
E-mail: ahmetsenel23@gmail.com

Abstract

Fracture of a pedunculated osteochondroma is a rare complication for which surgical treatment is usually advocated. In this report, we present the functional and radiological outcomes of a case of a conservatively treated fracture of a pedunculated osteochondroma. A 26-year-old man with no history of trauma presented with acute onset of left knee pain, oedema, and limited range of motion. Radiological assessment revealed a fracture of a pedunculated osteochondroma. It was treated conservatively with an elastic bandage and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and union was achieved by the 12-week follow-up, with no complications. Although surgical treatment is usually advocated for a pedunculated osteochondroma fracture, conservative treatment should be the first approach to avoid complications of surgical intervention.

Keywords

Bone neoplasms, Conservative treatment, Fracture

How to cite this article :

Ahmet Senel, Erhan Sukur, Huseyin Nevzat Topcu. NON TRAUMATIC FRACTURE OF PEDUNCULATED OSTEOCHONDROMA: CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT OF A RARE CASE. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 September [cited: 2018 Jan 16 ]; 11:RD03-RD04. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=September&volume=11&issue=9&page=RD03-RD04&id=10676

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/29379.10676

Date of Submission: Apr 17, 2017
Date of Peer Review: May 18, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Jul 24, 2017
Date of Publishing: Sep 01, 2017

Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

JCDR is now Monthly and more widely Indexed .
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science, thomsonreuters)
  • Index Copernicus ICV 2016: 132.37
  • SCOPUS
  • Academic Search Complete Database
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • EBSCOhost
  • Embase & EMbiology
  • Google Scholar
  • HINARI Access to Research in Health Programme
  • Indian Science Abstracts (ISA)
  • Journal seek Database
  • Google
  • Popline (reproductive health literature)
  • www.omnimedicalsearch.com