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Title: Enchondroma protuberans of the phalanx
Authors: Degreef, Ilse ×
De Smet, Luc #
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Distributed by the Almqvist & Wiksell Periodical Co.
Series Title: Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery / Nordisk plastikkirurgisk forening [and] Nordisk klubb for handkirurgi vol:39 issue:5 pages:315-7
Abstract: Enchondroma protuberans is a rare tumour that rises from an intramedullary enchondroma with an exophytic growth pattern. Although it causes an interesting clinical picture it is benign, and marginal resection of the tumour with bone grafting of the intramedullary defect is curative. We report a case of an enchondroma protuberans of the fifth middle phalanx of the right hand treated by resection, curettage, and autologous bone grafting, with recovery of the normal function of the hand and fingers.
ISSN: 0284-4311
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Orthopaedics Section (-)
Research Group for Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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