Non-ossifying fibroma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Male with leg pain

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Well defined cortical based metadiaphyseal lytic lesion.

Case Discussion

Non-ossifying fibromas (NOF) are the most common of non-neoplastic fibrous bone lesions and are a larger version (>3 cm) of a fibrous cortical defect; both are encompassed by the term fibroxanthoma or metaphyseal fibrous defect.

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Case information

rID: 60208
Published: 12th May 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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